Sterling Silver, real Turquoise, and #8 Turquoise.
Pendant measures approximately 3-1/8" long (including bail) and 2-1/2" at widest point. Necklace measures approximately 20" long. The necklace weighs 56 grams.
This is a very exquisite necklace that must not be overlooked! In this Native American jewelry set, the pendant is Navajo hand crafted out of genuine sterling silver and real #8 Turquoise stones. #8 Turquoise is of the highest quality or grade of Turquoise stones in the world, this Turquoise is very rare and looks amazing. The matrix seen in the stone adds character and uniqueness. A total of FIFTEEN stones are carefully set in hand cut bezel settings, while creating a stunning Naja design. Twisted silver and mini silver beads accent the pendant for an excellent finish. The pendant is stamped sterling and hallmarked. The necklace is hand strung out of genuine sterling silver and real Turquoise beads with an average measurement of 8-mm. Each end of the necklace is completed with a silver cone for a fabulous look. The cones are stamped sterling.
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.