Sterling silver and man made Turquoise.
Ring is size 8, it measures approximately 1-1/2" long and 3/4" wide.
There is nothing at all average about this beautiful ring! This piece of Native American jewelry is Navajo hand crafted by artist Terrie Benally, out of genuine sterling silver and man made Turquoise stones. A total of EIGHTEEN needlepoint stones are delicately set in hand cut bezel settings, while being accented with twisted silver and mini silver beads for a marvelous look. The ring is stamped sterling and is 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.