Sterling Silver and real Malachite.
The necklace measures approximately 19-1/4" long. Hook dangle earrings measure approxiamtely 2-1/8" long (including hook) and 1/4" wide.
Expect plenty of compliments while wearing this stunning necklace! This piece of Native American jewelry is Navajo hand strung out of genuine sterling silver and real Malachite beads. The necklace consists of: 2-mm silver round beads, 8-mm Malachite rondelle beads and 8-mm Malachite round beads. Each end of the necklace is completed with a silver cone and bead for a marvelous finish. The cones are stamped sterling. The earrings perfectly match the necklace, consisting of: 2-mm silver round beads, 8-mm Malachite rondelle beads and 8-mm Malachite round beads.
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.