THE STORY BEHIND THE JEWELRY
Sterling silver, Turquoise, Oyster Shell, Mother of Pearl, and Black Jade.
The inner bracelet circumference measures approximately 5-1/2" plus a 1-1/4" opening, and 7/8" at widest point.
You can expect plenty of compliments while wearing this gorgeous bracelet! The bracelet is handmade out of genuine sterling silver and Multicolor inlay. The inlay consists of: real Turquoise, Oyster Shell, Mother of Pearl, and Black Jade. The inlay is delicately set, while thin silver lines accent in between, forming a stunning Bear design. TWO silver bars create the cuff and complete the bracelet beautifully. In some beliefs, the bear symbolizes physical strength, leadership and is known as the "first helper". The bracelet is stamped sterling.
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.