THE STORY BEHIND THE JEWELRY
Sterling silver, Turquoise, Coral, Magenta Turquoise, Denim Lapis, Lapis, Mother of Pearl, White Inlay, Purple Agate, Red and Orange Oyster Shell.
Pendant measures approximately 3" long (including bail) and 3" at widest point. Necklace measures approximately 21-5/8" long. Pendant and necklace weigh 78 grams.
This is a very exquisite pendant and necklace set that must not be overlooked! In this jewelry set the pendant is hand made out of genuine sterling silver and multicolor inlay. Real Turquoise, Mother of Pearl, Lapis, Magenta Turquoise, Denim Lapis, Red Oyster Shell, and White inlay are carefully set, while placed on top of a stunning Bear design. The pendant is accented with stamped designs that add style. Incredible inlay detail and craftsmanship can be seen throughtout this marvelous piece of jewelry. In some beliefs the bear symbolizes physical strength, leadership and is known as the "first helper". The pendant is stamped sterling and hallmarked. The necklace is hand strung out of genuine sterling silver and multicolor beads. The necklace consist of: real 8-mm Denim Lapis round beads, 7-mm Silver round beads, real 10-mm Oyster Shell wheel beads, 8-mm Purple Agate rondelle and barrel beads, along with real 8-mm Coral and Turquoise rondelle beads. Each end of the necklace is completed with a silver cone and bead for a fabulous look. Cones are stamped sterling.
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.