Sterling Silver, real Kingman Turquoise, and Lapis.
Necklace measures approximately 30-1/4" long and weighs 150 grams.
Looking at such beauty tells the capabilities of Native American art! This piece of Native American Jewelry jewelry is Navajo hand strung out of genuine sterling silver, along with real Kingman Turquoise, and Lapis beads. The necklace consists of: 8-mm Lapis round beads, and Turquoise beads that have an average measurement of 20-mm. Each end of the necklace is completed with a silver cone for a stunning look. The cones are stamped sterling.
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.
Lapis is the perfect stone for wisdom and fortitude. It is also believed to be an excellent stone for decision makers. It helps increase psychic ability.