Sterling silver, real Turquoise and Lapis.
Post dangle earrings measure approximately 1-1/2" long and 7/8" at widest point.
If you are looking for elegance and beauty, you have found it! This piece of Southwest jewelry is hand strung bead by bead by American artist Mandi Van Detti out of genuine sterling silver, along with real Turquoise and Lapis beads. The earrings consist of: 2-mm silver round beads, 6-mm Turquoise rondelle beads, along with 8-mm Lapis barrel beads for a fabulous look!
Lapis is the perfect stone for wisdom and fortitude. It is also believed to be an excellent stone for decision makers. It helps increase psychic ability.
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.