THE STORY BEHIND THE JEWELRY
Sterling silver and Turquoise.
The inner bracelet circumference measures approximately 5-1/4", plus a 1-1/4" opening, and 1-3/4" at widest point.
This bracelet is a Navajo classic! This piece of Native American jewelry is Navajo hand crafted out of genuine sterling silver and real Turquoise. The bracelet has ONE stone that is gently placed in hand cut bezel, while being accented by the stones beautiful matrix. Three silver bars make up the cuff and complete the bracelet to perfection. The bracelet 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.