Sterling silver, real Turquoise, Jet, Red Oyster Shell, Lapis, and Mother of Pearl.
Ring is size 6-1/2, it measures approximately 1-1/4" long and 1/2" wide.
Looking at such beauty tells the capabilities of Native American art! This piece of Native American jewelry is Navajo hand made by artist Germaine Smith, out of genuine sterling silver and real multicolor inlay. The inlay consists of Turquoise, Jet, Red Oyster Shell, Lapis, and Mother of Pearl. The inlay is delicately set, while forming a lovely design. The ring is stamped sterling and hallmarked.
Turquoise is the birthstone of December. It is believed that turquoise tends to bring good fortune, strength and helps overcome illness. Turquoise got its name from the Levantine traders called Turks who brought the stone to Europe from Persia via Turkey centuries ago. Native Americans have prized turquoise since the time of the Aztecs, who mined it in New Mexico. The natural variations that occur in turquoise are part of their appeal and beauty.
Pearls are known to stabilize and balance emotions. They are believed to help your body in using calcium better. Pearls are full of purity and integrity.