Sterling silver, real Turquoise, and Jet.
Pin pendant measures approximately 7/8" long and 1" at widest point.
This pin pendant is a true treasure! This piece of Native American jewelry is Navajo hand crafted by artist Joe Martinez, out of genuine sterling silver, along with real Turquoise and Jet inlay. The inlay is carefully set, while hand crafted silver can be seen creating a wonderful Gecko design. Stamped patterns can be seen accenting the pin pendant for an elegant finish. The pin pendant is stamped sterling.
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.