Sterling silver and real #8 Turquoise.
The inner bracelet circumference measures approximately 5-5/8", plus a 7/8" opening, and 1-1/8" at widest point.
This magnificent and traditional bracelet represents the finest of Navajo craftsmanship! This piece of Native American jewelry is Navajo hand crafted by artist Mary Ann Spencer, out of genuine sterling silver and a real #8 Turquoise stones. #8 Turquoise is of the highest quality or grade of Turquoise stones in the world, this Turquoise is very rare and looks amazing. The matrix seen in the stone adds character and uniqueness. The bracelet has a total of THREE stones that are carefully placed in hand cut bezel settings, while being accented by mini silver beads and twisted silver for a splendid finish. THREE silver bars create the cuff and complete the bracelet to perfection! The bracelet is stamped sterling and is hallmarked by the artist.
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.