Sterling silver, real Turquoise, Aventurine, and Malachite.
Necklace measures approximately 24-7/8" long.
This lovely necklace will definitely attract plenty of attention! This gorgeous piece of jewelry is hand strung out of genuine sterling silver along with real multicolor beads. The necklace consists of: a stunning combination of Liquid silver, 2-mm silver round beads, 8-mm Malachite round beads, 6-mm and 8-mm Aventurine round beads, along with Turquoise beads that range from 7-mm to 9-mm. The necklace is completed with a lobster clasp for a lovely finish.
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.
Malachite is famous for its radial banding and deep green color. Popular today for use in Southwestern style jewelry, malachite was also popular in the past with the ancient Egyptians, Greeks, and Romans. It was worn as a good luck charm to keep away danger and illness. It is believed to balance and stabilize ones emotions.