Sterling silver and real Malachite.
Ring is size 7-3/4, it measures approximately 1" long and 1/2" wide.
This gorgeous ring is absolutely distinctive in each and every way! This piece of Native American jewelry is Navajo hand crafted, by artist Benjamin Martinez, out of authentic sterling silver and a real Malachite stone. The stone is carefully set in hand cut bezel, while being accented by twisted silver and stamped designs for a phenomenal finish! The ring is stamped sterling.
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.