Sterling silver, real Turquoise, Jet, Yellow Mother of Pearl, and Mother of Pearl.
Pendant measures approximately 1-1/2" long (including bail) and 5/8" at widest point.
This is a wonderful piece of Navajo artistry! This piece of Native American jewelry is Navajo, hand crafted out of genuine sterling silver, real Turquoise stones, Jet, Yellow Mother of Pearl, and Mother of Pearl inlay. The inlay is gently set, creating a wonderful oval design for a gorgeous finish. The pendant is gently set in a hand cut bezel settings, while being accented by delightful silver work for a fabulous finish. The pendant is 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.