Sterling Silver and real Kingman Turquoise.
The necklace measures approximately 25" long and weighs 69 grams. Hook dangle earrings measure approxiamtely 1-3/4" long (including hook) and 1/4" wide.
This necklace set is a Navajo classic! This piece of Native American jewelry is Navajo hand strung out of genuine sterling silver and real Kingman Turquoise beads. The necklace is made up of THREE stands that consist of: 2-mm silver round beads and 6-mm Turquoise rondelle beads. Each end of the necklace is completed with a silver cone and bead for a lovely finish. The cones are stamped sterling. The earrings perfectly match the necklace, consisting of: 2-mm silver round beads, and 6-mm Turquoise rondelle beads.
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.