Sterling Silver and Carnelian Earrings by American Indian Navajo designer Ben G. Chavez. These earrings are composed of a 925 sterling silver metal which form and oval base which lays the foundation for the center gemstone. This gemstone is a polished oval carnelian cabochon which is striking set against the polished sterling silver base. The earrings are clip backs and the backside is signed "Ben G. Chavez" and "Sterling". The earrings measure 1 1/4" long by 7/8" in width. The earrings are in excellent condition and were created in the 1970s.