Sterling silver and real Turquoise.
Pendant measures approximately 3" long (including bail) and 1-1/2" at widest point.
Looking at such beauty tells the capabilities of Native American art! This piece of Native American jewelry is Navajo hand crafted by artist Ella Peter out of genuine sterling silver and a real Turquoise stones. The pendant has a total of SEVEN stones that are carefully set in hand cut bezel settings while being accented by silver beads, imprinted designs, and twisted silver for a perfect finish. Pendant is stamped sterling and hallmarked by the artist.
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.