Sterling silver, real Malachite, and Aventurine.
Necklace measures approximately 29-5/8" long and weighs 107 grams.
There is nothing at all average about this beautiful necklace! This piece of Native American jewelry is Navajo hand strung out of genuine sterling silver, along with real Malachite and Aventurine beads. The necklace consists of: 2-mm and 7-mm silver round beads, 10-mm Aventurine rondelle beads, and 10-mm Malachite round beads. Each end of the necklace is completed with a silver cone and bead for a stunning finish. The cones are stamped 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.
Aventurine is a quartz stone, it stimulates creativity and communications and balances the body.