Sterling silver, real Turquoise, Gaspeite, and Sugilite.
Post hoop earrings measure approximately 5/8" long and 1/4" wide.
This is a wonderful piece of Zuni artistry! This piece of Native American jewelry is Zuni, hand crafted by artist Kerrie Peina out of genuine sterling silver, along with real multicolor stones. The stones include: Turquoise, Gaspeite, and Sugilite. There is a total of SIX stones (THREE in each) that are carefully set, while mini silver beads can be seen accenting the stones for an amazing finish.
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.
Sugilite is believed to help you understand your destiny in this new age. It also maintains your spiritual balance while in this mundane world. Known as a powerful meditation stone.