Sterling Silver and real Malachite.
Ring is size 5-3/4, it measures approximately 1" long and 5/8" wide.
This gorgeous ring is absolutely distinctive in each and every way! This piece of Native American jewelry is Navajo hand crafted by artist Helen 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 twisted silver for a delightful 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.