Sterling Silver, real Onyx and Howlite.
The necklace measures approximately 24-3/4" long and weighs 51 grams. Hook dangle earrings measure approxiamately 2-1/8" (including hook) and 3/8" wide.
This is a wonderful piece of Navajo artistry! This piece of Native American jewelry is Navajo hand strung out of genuine sterling silver, real Onyx beads and real Fresh Water Pearl beads. The necklace consists of: 3-mm silver round beads, 8-mm Onyx round beads and 8-mm Howlite round beads. The earrings perfectly match the necklace, consisting of 3-mm silver round beads, 8-mm Onyx round beads and 8-mm Howlite round beads. Each end of the necklace is completed with a silver cone for a tremendous finish. The cones are stamped sterling.
Howlite is named after its discoverer Henry How. Howlite is known for its great final polish and rich luster. Howlite is often mistaken for "white buffalo" or "white turquoise" due to the similarity of appearance. Howlite is a combination of pure white with black veins; highlighting the beauty and balance of opposites. Howlite has high calcium content for strong healthy bones and teeth. It would make a wonderful gift for a pregnant or nursing mother.
Onyx is known to be a calming stone. It collects negative energy from you.