Sterling silver and Malachite.
Hook dangle earrings measure approximately 2-3/8" long (including hook) and 3/4" at widest point.
This lovely pair of earrings will definitely attract plenty of attention! Test it yourself and you'll know the difference! These stunning earrings are hand strung bead by bead out of authentic sterling silver and Malachite heishi beads. A total of THREE graduating waterfall strands can be seen dangling for a marvelous look! Each earring consists of a lovely combination of: liquid silver, 2-mm silver round beads, and 2-mm Malachite heishi beads. Each earring is accented with a silver cone for a phenomenal look. The cones are stamped sterling. Don't pass up these amazing earrings!
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.