Sterling silver and real Turquoise.
The inner bracelet circumference measures approximately 5-1/4", plus a 1" opening, and is 1" at widest point.
Excellent craftsmanship is shown throughout this amazing bracelet! This piece of Native American jewelry is Navajo hand crafted by artist Anita Whitegoat, out of genuine sterling silver, along with a real Turquoise stones. There are a total of TWELVE stones that are delicately placed in hand cut bezel, while mini twisted silver, mini silver beads and imprinted designs can be seen for a marvelous finish. The bracelet is stamped sterling and is 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 its appeal and beauty.