Sterling silver, real Turquoise, and Coral.
Ring is size 8-1/2, it measures approximately 5/8" long and 1" wide.
This is truly an outstanding ring that will make a great impression! This piece of Native American jewelry is Navajo hand crafted by artist Betty Begay, out of genuine sterling silver, along with a real Turquoise stone and real Corals. A total of THREE stones are delicately placed in hand cut bezel settings, while Mini silver beads, scalloped leaf designs, and twisted silver can be seen highlighting for a stunning look. The ring is stamped .925 and hallmarked by 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.
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.