Sterling silver, real Turquoise, along with White and Yellow Mother of Pearl.
Hook dangle earrings measure approximately 1-1/4" long (including hook) and 5/8" at widest point.
This is a wonderful piece of Zuni artistry! This piece of Native American jewelry is Zuni hand crafted by artist Stephen Lonjose out of genuine sterling silver, real Turquoise, along with White and Yellow Mother of Pearl inlay. The inlay is gently set, creating a dazzling design of a Horse for a perfect finish. The earrings are hallmarked.
Pearls are known to stabilize and balance emotions. They are believed to help your body in using calcium better. Pearls are full of purity and integrity.
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.