Sterling silver, real Turquoise, Lapis, and Oyster Shell.
Pin pendant measures approximately 7/8" long and 1" at widest point.
Take advantage of the great price on this amazing pin! This piece of Native American jewelry is Zuni, hand crafted by artist Joe Martinez, out of genuine sterling silver, along with real multicolor inlay. The inlay consists of: Turquoise, Lapis, and Oyster Shell. The inlay is gently set, creating a beautiful design of a Gecko for a wonderful look. The pin is stamped sterling and hallmarked.
Lapis is the perfect stone for wisdom and fortitude. It is also believed to be an excellent stone for decision makers. It helps increase psychic ability.
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.