THE STORY BEHIND THE JEWELRY
Sterling silver, Turquoise, Tiger Eye, Mojave Turquoise, Picture Rock, Red Oyster Shell, White and Black Inlay.
Pendant measures approximately 1-5/8" long (including bail) and 1-1/8" at widest point.
Expect plenty of complements while wearing this stunning reversible bear pendant! The pendant is hand made out of genuine sterling silver and Multicolor Inlay. Real Turquoise, Tiger Eye, Mojave Turquoise, Picture Rock, Red Oyster Shell, White and Black Inlay are carefully set, while forming a lovely bear design. Both sides of the bear are highlighted with Multicolor inlay. Its like having two pendants in one! In some beliefs the bear symbolizes physical strength, leadership and is known as the "first helper". 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.
Tiger Eye stone contains a golden yellow reflection on a brown ground color. The most important source of tiger eye is South Africa, but it is also found in Australia, India, and California. It is believed to give courage, clear thinking, and protects from negativity.