Sterling silver and real Malachite.
Ring is size 8-3/4, it measures approximately 1-1/4" long and 5/8" wide.
This lovely ring will definitely attract plenty of attention! This piece of Native American jewelry is Navajo hand crafted by artist H. Martinez, out of genuine sterling silver and a real Malachite stone. The stone is carefully placed in a hand cut bezel setting, while being accented by a scalloped leaf design and hand cut silver work for a magnificent finish. The ring is stamped sterling and hallmarked.
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.