Sterling Silver, real Coral and Howlite.
The necklace measures approximately 24-5/8" long. Hook dangle earrings measure approxiamately 2-1/8" (including hook) and 3/8" wide.
If you are looking for elegance and beauty, you have found it! This piece of Native American jewelry is Navajo hand strung out of genuine sterling silver, real Coral beads and real Howlite beads. The necklace consists of: 3-mm silver round beads, 8-mm Coral round beads and 8-mm Howlite beads. The earrings perfectly match the necklace, consisting of 3-mm silver round beads, 8-mm Coral round beads and 8-mm Howlite round beads. Each end of the necklace is completed with a silver cone for an elegant finish. The cones are stamped sterling.
Howlite is named after its discoverer Henry How. Howlite is known for its great final polish and rich luster. Howlite is often mistaken for "white buffalo" or "white turquoise" due to the similarity of appearance. Howlite is a combination of pure white with black veins; highlighting the beauty and balance of opposites. Howlite has high calcium content for strong healthy bones and teeth. It would make a wonderful gift for a pregnant or nursing mother.
Corals are known to be very soothing and very protective. Coral is of an organic origin; it is the skeletal remains of marine animals called Coral Polyps. Colonies of these tiny creatures build branching structures as they grow, gradually forming reefs and atolls.