Sterling silver and real Malachite.
Ring is size 6-1/2, it measures approximately 1/2" long and 3/4" wide.
This is truly an outstanding ring that will make a great impression! This piece of Native American jewelry is Navajo hand crafted by artist Jan Mariano, out of genuine sterling silver and a real Malachite stone. The stone is delicately set in a hand cut bezel setting, while twisted silver, mini silver beads, and stamped designs can be seen accenting for an amazing look. The ring is 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.