Sterling silver and real Onyx.
Necklace measures approximately 24-5/8" inside circumference, allowing the side links to measure approximately 5/8" long and 1-5/8" wide, while the middle piece measures approximately 2-5/8" long and 3-1/8" at widest point. The necklace weighs 154 grams. Hook dangle earrings measure 1-3/4" long (including hook) and 5/8" at widest point.
This gorgeous squash blossom is absolutely distinctive in each and every way! This piece of Native American jewelry is Navajo hand crafted and strung by H. Begay, out of genuine sterling silver and real Onyx stones. The necklace is composed of one Naja (the crescent-shaped large center piece) and double strands of 7-mm silver round beads placed at regular intervals among the round side of the center. The Naja is set with SIXTEEN stones, while each side of the necklace has a total of FIFTEEN stones that are attached to three silver petals which are called squash blossoms. Each stone is carefully placed in a hand cut bezel settings, while being accented by twisted silver for a gorgeous look. Entire traditional necklace is flexible "not stiff". The necklace and earrings are hallmarked by artist. The earrings have a total of SIX stones (THREE in each earring) that are carefully set in hand cut bezel settings and match the necklace for a lovely finish.
Onyx is known to be a calming stone. It collects negative energy from you.