Sterling silver and real Malachite.
Hook dangle earrings measure approximately 1-1/4" long (including hook) and 1/2" wide.
This lovely pair of earrings will definitely attract plenty of attention! This piece of Native American jewelry is Navajo hand crafted by artist Sharon McCarthy, out of genuine sterling silver and real Malachite stones. A total of TWO stones (ONE in each earring) are gently placed in hand cut bezel settings, while mini silver beads highlight for an excellent finish. The earrings are stamped .925 (sterling).
Malachite is famous for its radial banding and deep green color. Popular today for use in Southwestern style jewelry, malachite was also popular in the past with the ancient Egyptians, Greeks, and Romans. It was worn as a good luck charm to keep away danger and illness. It is believed to balance and stabilize ones emotions.