Sterling silver, man made Turquoise, Malachite, Mother of Pearl, and Oyster Shell.
Hook dangle earrings measure approximately 1-7/8" long (including hook) and 5/8" at widest point.
Take advantage of the great price on this amazing pair of earrings! This piece of Native American jewelry is Navajo hand crafted by artist Theresa Joe, out of genuine sterling silver and man made multicolor inlay. The inlay consists of: Turquoise, Malachite, Mother of Pearl, and Oyster Shell. The inlay is delicately set, while a silver base can be seen highlighting the center of the earrings for a fascinating finish. The earrings are 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.
Pearls are known to stabilize and balance emotions. They are believed to help your body in using calcium better. Pearls are full of purity and integrity.