Sterling silver, real Turquoise, Red Oyster Shell, and Fresh Water Pearl.
Necklace measures approximately 25-3/8" long. The necklace weighs 64 grams.
This magnificent and traditional necklace represents the finest of Navajo craftsmanship! This piece of Native American jewelry is Navajo hand strung out of genuine sterling silver, along with real multicolor beads. The necklace consists of: 8-mm Turquoise rondelle beads, 8-mm Red Oyster Shell rondelle beads, and Fresh Water Pearls with an average measurement of 9-mm. Each end of the necklace is completed with a silver cone and bead for an elegant finish. The cones are 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 their appeal and beauty.
Pearls are known to stabilize and balance emotions. They are believed to help your body in using calcium better. Pearls are full of purity and integrity.