Sterling Silver, real Turquoise, and Coral.
Post earrings measure approximately 7/8" long and 5/8" at widest point.
This pair of earrings is a Navajo classic! This piece of Native American jewelry is Navajo hand crafted by artist Ida McCray, out of genuine sterling silver, real Turquoise stones, and real Corals. This pair of earrings has a total of FOUR stones (TWO in each earring) that are carefully set in hand cut bezel settings, while hand crafted silver work creates adorable flower and leaf designs. Mini silver beads and hand cut patterns accent the earrings for a charming finish. The earrings are 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.
Corals are known to be very soothing and very protective. Coral is of an organic origin; it is the skeletal remains of marine animals called Coral Polyps. Colonies of these tiny creatures build branching structures as they grow, gradually forming reefs and atolls.