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Sterling silver, real Turquoise, and Coral.
Pendant measures approximately 1-7/8" long (including bail) and 1-1/8" at widest point.
Excellent craftsmanship is shown throughout this amazing pendant! This piece of Native American jewelry is Navajo hand crafted by artist Kenneth Jones, out of genuine sterling silver, along with real Turquoise stones and a real Coral. The pendant has a total of THREE stones that are delicately placed in hand cut bezel settings, while a scalloped leaf design, hand cut silver work, and an imprinted flower design can be seen accenting for a fabulous look. The pendant is 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 their appeal and beauty.
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.