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Sterling silver, real Turquoise, Howlite, and Rhodochrosite.
The inner bracelet circumference measures approximately 7-3/8", which means that the bracelet will fit a wrist that is 6-3/8" to 7-1/8" comfortably.
This is a very exquisite bracelet that must not be overlooked! This piece of Native American jewelry is Navajo hand strung out of genuine sterling silver, along with real multicolor beads. The bracelet consists of: 2-mm and 3-mm silver round beads, 6-mm Turquoise beads, 5-mm Rhodochrosite rondelle beads, along with one 10-mm Howlite round bead. The bracelet is finished off with silver beads and a lobster clasp. The bracelet is stamped .925 (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.
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.