Sterling silver and real Magenta Turquoise.
Ring is size 6-1/2, it measures approximately 7/8" long and 3/4" wide.
This is a very gorgeous ring that would make a great gift! This piece of Native American jewelry is Navajo hand crafted by artist Jeanette Saunders, out of genuine sterling silver and a real Magenta Turquoise stone. The stone is carefully placed in a hand cut bezel setting and is highlighted with twisted silver, mini silver beads, and stamped designs for a fabulous finish. The ring is stamped .925 (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.