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Livingston - Zuni Sterling Silver
Silver and Turquoise
Paula says - "Snake eye items that have many tiny rows and columns of stones are usually described as to how many stones width x height. For example, this bracelet has 8 stones across 10 rows down so it would be called a 8x10 and have 80 stones.
"Open wire bracelets are traditional Navajo and Zuni bracelet forms. The open spaces allow for ventilation, thus making the bracelets more comfortable to wear in hot and humid weather. Read more . . .
TURQUOISE is associated with the sky, and bringing sky energy to earth. It is known as a master healer stone as it is believed to help speed the healing process. It is also thought that turquoise can help promote honest and clear communication from the heart.
Turquoise comes in all shades of blue, to blue-green and it is the natural variations in turquoise that make it appealing. The color of turquoise in American Indian jewelry ranges from brownish green to bright blue. Found in veins sandwiched in between layers of mother rock, turquoise can show some of the influence of the mother rock in its matrix or veining. The matrix colors range from blue to golden brown to black and sometimes with golden flecks. Many people prefer turquoise with matrix over clear stones. Read more about stones.