THE STORY BEHIND THE JEWELRY
Sterling silver and Turquoise.
The inner bracelet circumference measures approximately 5-3/8", plus a 1-3/8" opening, and 3/8" at widest point.
There is nothing at all average about this beautiful bracelet! This piece of Native American jewelry is Zuni hand crafted by artist Stephen Haloo, out of genuine sterling silver and real Turquoise stones. A total of SEVENTY-FIVE stones are carefully set in hand cut bezel settings, while being accented with mini silver beads and twisted silver that complete the bracelet perfectly. The bracelet is 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 its appeal and beauty.