Sterling silver, real Turquoise, Lapis, Mother of Pearl, Shell, Malachite, and Black Onyx
The link bracelet measures approximately 8-1/4" inside circumference, which means the bracelet will fit a wrist that is 7-1/4" to 7 1/2" comfortably. Each link measures approximately 5/8" long (excluding side links) and 1/4" at widest point.
You will absolutely fall in love with this stunning turtle link bracelet! This piece of Native American jewelry is hand crafted, out of genuine sterling silver, along with real and man made multicolor inlay. The inlay consists of: Turquoise, Lapis, Mother of Pearl, Shell, Malachite, and Black Onyx. The inlay is carefully set while twisted silver and thin silver lines add style and character to the bracelet.
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 their appeal and beauty.
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.
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.