Sterling silver, real Coral, Malachite, Jet, Abalone Shell and Brown Shell.
Hook dangle earrings measure approximately 2-1/4" long (including hook) and 1" at widest point.
You will absolutely fall in love with this stunning pair of earrings! This piece of Native American jewelry is Navajo hand crafted ny artist Raymond Boyd, out of genuine sterling silver and real Multicolor inlay. The inlay consists of: real Coral, Malachite, Jet, Abalone Shell and Brown Shell. The inlay is gently set, creating a lovely hummingbird and leaf patterns for an outstanding finish. The earrings are stamped Sterling.
Hummingbirds are mainly known to be defenders of their territory. Many times stronger than their small size would indicate
Corals are known to be very soothing and very protective. Coral is of an organic origin; it is the skeletal remains of marine animals called Coral Polyps. Colonies of these tiny creatures build branching structures as they grow, gradually forming reefs and atolls.
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.