Sterling silver and real Malachite.
Post earrings measure approximately 5/8" long and 5/8" at widest point.
This pair of earrings is a true treasure! This piece of Native American jewelry was Navajo hand crafted by artist Anna Spencer, out of genuine sterling silver and real Malachite stones. This pair of earrings has a total of TWO stones (ONE in each earring) that are carefully placed in hand cut bezel settings, in the center of a marvelous silver spider design for a stunning finish.
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.