Sterling silver and real Turquoise.
Hook dangle earrings measure approximately 2-1/8" long (including hook) and 1/4" at widest point.
If you’re looking for elegance & beauty, you found it! This piece of Native American jewelry is Navajo hand crafted by the artist, Juan Begay out of genuine sterling silver and a real Turquoise stone. This pair of earrings has a total of TWO stones (ONE in each earring) that are carefully placed in hand cut bezel setting, while mini silver beads can be seen highlighting for a wonderful finish. Hand cut feather designs add style and complete the earrings pefectly. Feathers are symbols of prayers, marks of honor or sources of ideas. They represent the Creative Force. The earrings are stamped 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.