TURQUOISE AND STERLING SILVER CUFF BRACELET
A beautiful and classically stylish bracelet of Turquoise & Sterling Silver. Hand crafted on Saltspring Island. B.C. by Alvaro Sanchez. The bracelet is 'open' and so is adjustable.
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 jewelry, often combined with silver
Turquoise is the birthstone for December.