Cabochon Medium Oval Turquoise and Sterling Silver Drop Earrings
A beautiful pair of very stylish and unique Turquoise earrings with Sterling Silver. Hand crafted on Saltspring Island by Alvaro Sanchez.
Stone size: 5/8 inches.
Turquoise is believed to have been named after Turkey where European crusaders first came into contact with the stone in medieval times. In many cultures, turquoise was valued as a protection against evil spirits and was worn as an amulet for strength and prosperity. It is particularly valued in the Native American community and made into beautiful jewellery, often combined with silver
Turquoise is the birthstone for December.