Sterling silver and real Turquoise.
The inner bracelet circumference measures approximately 5-1/2", plus a 1" opening, and is 1" at widest point.
Looking at such beauty tells the capabilities of Native American art! This piece of art is Navajo, hand crafted by artist Jimson Belin, out of genuine sterling silver and real Turquoise. The bracelet consist of THREE Turquoise stones delicately set in hand cut bezel settings, hand crafted silver work, while mini silver beads and imprinted hand cut patterns add style to the bracelet for a wonderful finish. The bracelet is stamped sterling and hallmarked.
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.