THE STORY BEHIND THE JEWELRY
Sterling Silver, Turquoise, Lapis, Black Jade, Red and Orange Oyster Shell.
Ring is size 10-3/4, it measures approximately 5/8" long and 7/8" wide.
This lovely ring is a work of art and has everything you could possibly want from a piece of Southwest jewelry! The ring is a gorgeous piece of jewelry that is hand crafted out of genuine sterling silver and multicolor inlay. The inlay consists of: real Turquoise, Lapis, Black Jade, along with Red and Orange Oyster Shell. The inlay is gently set in silver bezel, while being highlighted with thin silver lines creating an incredible design for a stylish look. The ring 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.
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.