Sterling silver and real Turquoise.
Pendant measures approximately 2-3/4" long (including bail) and 1-1/2" at widest point.
This gorgeous pendant is absolutely distinctive in each and every way! This piece of Native American jewelry is Navajo hand crafted by artist Darlene Begay, out of genuine sterling silver and real Turquoise stones. A total of TWELVE stones are delicately placed in a hand cut bezel setting, while being accented by stamped patterns and mini silver beads for a beautiful look. The pendant 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.