Sterling silver and real Turquoise.
The inner bracelet circumference measures approximately 5-3/8", plus a 1" opening, 1-3/8" at widest point. The bracelet weighs 54 grams.
This is a wonderful piece of Navajo artistry! This piece of jewelry is Navajo hand crafted by artist Gilbert Smith, out of genuine sterling silver with a real Turquoise stone. The bracelet consist of ONE oval stone gently placed in hand cut bezel settings, while hand crafted silver work creates charming scalloped leaf designs. Twisted silver and mini silver beads add style for a lovely look. The bracelet is stamped .925 (sterling) and hallmarked by the artist.
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.