Sterling silver and real Turquoise.
Necklace measures approximately 29-5/8" inside circumference, allowing the side links to measure approximately 1-1/8" long, and 1-7/8" wide, while the center piece measures approximately 3-3/8" long and 2-5/8" at widest point. Matching post dangle earrings measure approximately 1-1/4" long and 1-1/8" at widest point. The necklace weighs 192 grams.
Expect plenty of compliments while wearing this stunning necklace set! This Native American jewelry set is Navajo hand crafted and strung by artist Alicia Janice Wilson, out of genuine sterling silver and real Turquoise stones. The necklace is composed of one Naja (the crescent-shaped large center pendant) and double strands of 8-mm silver round beads that are placed at regular intervals along the round side of the center. The Naja is set with FORTY NINE stones, while each side of the necklace has a total of SIXTY SIX stones. All of the stones are delicately set, while mini silver beads, twisted silver, and stamped designs accent for a phenomenal look. Entire traditional necklace is flexible "not stiff". The earrings have a total of TWENTY TWO stones (ELEVEN in each earring) and perfectly match the necklace for an extraordinary finish to this set! The entire set has a grand total of TWO HUNDRED AND THREE stones. The set is signed sterling and 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.