Sterling silver and real Turquoise.
Ring is size 7-1/4, it measures approximately 1-3/8" long and 3/8" wide.
This is a very exquisite ring that must not be overlooked! This piece of Native American jewelry is Zuni hand crafted by artist Lorna Mahkee, out of genuine sterling silver and real Turquoise needlepoint stones. A total of SEVEN stones are delicately placed in hand cut bezel settings; while being accented by mini silver beads and twisted silver for a spectacular finish. The ring is stamped Zuni.
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.