Sterling Silver, real Turquoise, Jet, Lapis, Mother of Pearl, and Oyster Shell.
Pendant measures approximately 1-7/8" long (including bail) and 7/8" at widest point.
Looking at such beauty tells the capabilities of Native American art! This piece of Native American jewelry is Navajo hand crafted by artist Laura Lincoln, out of genuine sterling silver and real multicolor inlay. The inlay consists of: Turquoise, Jet, Lapis, Mother of Pearl, and Oyster Shell. The inlay is carefully set, while being accented by hand cut silver work for a lovely finish. The pendant is stamped sterling and hallmarked.
Turquoise is the birthstone of December. It is believed that turquoise tends to bring good fortune, strength and helps overcome illness. Turquoise got its name from the Levantine traders called Turks who brought the stone to Europe from Persia via Turkey centuries ago. Native Americans have prized turquoise since the time of the Aztecs, who mined it in New Mexico. The natural variations that occur in turquoise are part of its appeal and beauty.
Pearls are known to stabilize and balance emotions. They are believed to help your body in using calcium better. Pearls are full of purity and integrity.