NAVAJO HANDCRAFTED PENDANT
Contemporary styled pendant. Navajo handcrafted and set in sterling silver. Featuring a purple charoite stone wrapped in a flowing silver design.The pendant measures 2"1/2 in total length and has a bail that is large enough to accommodate up to a 20mm beaded necklace or chain. This type of style is very unusual in Navajo jewelry.It is a beautiful piece.
Charoite: The charoite stone is usually violet, lilac, or lavender in color, and it will vary in shades of dark to light violet. There will also be traces of black, white, and grey on the stone, making it one of the most attractive gemstones in the world. The swirling patterns of purple and other colors also make it one of the most unique! Charoite, also called lilac stone and Charoite Jade, was first discovered in the Sakha Republic, Russia, along the Chara River in the 1940s.It was called charoite when it arrived in the western markets.