Sterling silver, real Turquoise, Coral, Pink Shell, Picasso, and Yellow Mother of Pearl.
Ring is size 5-1/2, it measures approximately 1/4" long and 3/4" wide.
There is nothing at all average about this beautiful ring! This piece of Native American jewelry is Zuni hand crafted by artist Carmichael Walela, out of genuine sterling silver and real multicolor stones. The stones include: Turquoise, Coral, Pink Shell, Picasso, and Yellow Mother of Pearl. A total of FIVE stones are gently placed in hand cut bezel settings, while mini silver beads can be seen accenting in between for a splendid finish.
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.
Picasso is a type of marble and the color range includes black, tan, yellow and white. This beautiful stone is associated with the sign Sagittarius and helps provide an understanding for ones chosen destiny. It acts to stimulate the circulatory system, to reduce anxiety and stress, and to assist in digestion, regulation, and metabolism. It has also been used in the treatment of carpal tunnel syndrome, and to promote weight loss.