Sterling silver, real Turquoise, Coral, Lapis, Mother of Pearl, Jet, and Purple Agate.
Necklace measures approximately 19-5/8" inside circumference, allowing the side links to measure approximately 1-7/8" long and 1/2" at widest point, and the center link to measure approximately 1" long (including dangles) and 1-1/4" wide. Post dangle earrings measure approximately 1-7/8" long and 1/4" at widest point.
You will absolutely fall in love with this stunning necklace set! This piece of Native American jewelry is Zuni hand crafted by artist Elana Ponchella, out of genuine sterling silver and real Multicolor inlay. The inlay consists of: Turquoise, Coral, Lapis, Mother of Pearl, Jet, and Purple Agate. The necklace consists of THREE links; each link has inlay that is genlty set, while thin silver lines and hand cut silver work can be seen highlighting for a stunning look. The post dangle earrings perfectly match the links of the necklace for a wonderful finish. The necklace is stamped sterling and hallmarked.
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.
Corals are known to be very soothing and very protective. Coral is of an organic origin; it is the skeletal remains of marine animals called Coral Polyps. Colonies of these tiny creatures build branching structures as they grow, gradually forming reefs and atolls.