Sterling silver and real Malachite.
Post dangle earrings measure approximately 1-1/2" long (including hook) and 1/4" at widest point.
This is truly an outstanding pair of earrings that will make a great impression! This piece of Native American jewelry is Navajo hand crafted out of genuine sterling silver, along with real Malachite beads. The earrings consist of: 6-mm Malachite rondelle beads and 3-mm silver round beads.
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.