Sterling silver, real Turquoise, Lapis, Jet, Denim Lapis, Orange and Red Oyster Shell, along with man made Opal.
The inner bracelet circumference measures approximately 5-1/8", plus a 1-1/8" opening, and 7/8" at widest point.
This bracelet is a Navajo classic! This piece of Native American jewelry is Navajo hand crafted by artist Laura Lincoln, out of genuine Sterling silver and real multicolor inlay. The inlay consists of: Turquoise, Lapis, Jet, Denim Lapis, Orange and Red Oyster Shell, along with man made Opal. The inlay is carefully set, while thin silver lines and imprinted designs can be seen accenting the bracelet for a wonderful finish. The bracelet is stamped sterling and hallmarked.
Most people know Opal for its distinctive play of color, it is a semi-transparent solidified mineral composed of silicon and water, and it gets its name from the Latin word "Oplus" meaning precious stone. Opal is birthstone of October. It is believed to release self-consciousness allowing spontaneous action, and awakens psychic and mystical qualities.
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.