Sterling Silver and Turquoise make up these simply but elegant earrings. The Balinese Silver enhances this Turquoise and makes it that much more beautiful. Size approx. 3/4” x 1/2”
True color of these earrings would be the ones photographed in my hands. Turquoise always shows more blue in photos when not on skin.
The name Turquoise is derived from the French, pierre turquoise, meaning “Turkish stone,” because the trade routes that brought Turquoise to Europe from the mines in central Asia went through Turkey, and Venetian
Turquoise meaning: embodies power, wisdom, luck, protection and immortality. The extensive use of this blue-green mineral rock throughout the centuries revolves around turquoise meaning. Prehistoric Native Americans used turquoise rocks and jewelry in ceremonies to symbolize "the god of the sky alive in the earth.".