Sterling silver and real Malachite.
Post earrings measure approximately 1-1/4" long and 1/2" at widest point.
You'll absolutely fall in love with this stunning pair of earrings! This piece of Native American jewelry is Navajo hand crafted by artist Helen Martinez, out of genuine sterling silver and real Malachite stones. This pair of earrings has a total of TWO stones (ONE in each earring) that are carefully placed in a hand cut bezel setting, while being accented by a scalloped leaf design and hand cut silver work for a dazzling finish. The earrings are stamped sterling and hallmarked.
Malachite is famous for its radial banding and deep green color. Popular today for use in Southwestern style jewelry, malachite was also popular in the past with the ancient Egyptians, Greeks, and Romans. It was worn as a good luck charm to keep away danger and illness. It is believed to balance and stabilize ones emotions.