THE STORY BEHIND THE JEWELRY
Sterling Silver, Turquoise and Coral.
Pendant measures approximately 2-1/8" long (including bail) and 7/8" at widest point.
This pendant is a true treasure! The pendant is a gorgeous piece of jewelry that is crafted out of genuine sterling silver, along with real Turquoise and Coral inlay. The Turquoise is carved to look like individual pieces of corn, then it is delicately placed into a corn shaped silver setting. In the Turquoise, Coral can be seen resembling different colors of corn. Cut through work accents adding style and creativity to the pendant. The pendant features a spinning bail that allows the design to be seen from any side. The corn is a powerful symbol in many tribes. It is used for prayer of fertility and a good growing season. The pendant is stamped sterling and hallmarked.
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.
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.