Sterling silver, Turquoise, Oyster Shell, Black Jade, White and Yellow Mother of Pearl.
Pendant measures approximately 2-1/8" long (including bail) and 1-1/4" at widest point.
This lovely pendant will definitely attract plenty of attention! The pendant is a fabulous piece of jewelry that is hand crafted out of genuine sterling silver and multicolor inlay. The inlay consists of: real Turquoise, Oyster Shell, Black Jade, along with Yellow and White Mother of Pearl. The inlay is delicately set, while thin silver lines can be seen accenting for a marvelous look. Mini silver beads and cut through work can be seen creating a stunning Turtle design, completing the pendant perfectly. In some beliefs, the turtle represents strength, female power and fertility. The turtle is also considered to be able to defy death. The pendant is 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.
Pearls are known to stabilize and balance emotions. They are believed to help your body in using calcium better. Pearls are full of purity and integrity.