Sterling Silver, man made Lapis, and Turquoise.
Hook dangle earrings measure approximately 2-3/8" long (including hook) and 5/8" at widest point.
This gorgeous pair of earrings is absolutely distinctive in each and every way! This piece of Native American jewelry is Navajo hand crafted by artist Susan Yazzie, out of genuine sterling silver, along with man made Lapis, and Turquoise stones. This pair of earrings has a total of FOUR stones (TWO in each earring) that are gently set in hand cut bezel settings, while hand crafted silver work and mini silver beads can be seen highlightng for a lovely finish. The earrings are stamped sterling and hallmarked.
Lapis is the perfect stone for wisdom and fortitude. It is also believed to be an excellent stone for decision makers. It helps increase psychic ability.
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 its appeal and beauty.