Turquoise ranges in color from a beautiful blue, to a blue-green, to a greenish colored semi-precious gemstone. Blue however, is the main color associated with turquoise. Turquoise is stone that has been admired for its beauty for a long time. Turquoise is often found in conjunction with copper in copper mines. Turquoise from different mines will have a distinctive color and matrix pattern to it. The matrix and lines within the stone add to its natural beauty.
Turquoise is found in many locations around the world. The stone has been used by many different Southwest First Nations people including the Hopi, Zuni and Navajo First Nations. They are famous for their silverwork with the turquoise stone and with other stones including black jet, mother of pearl shell, pink mussel shell, oyster shell, abalone shell, red coral, sugilite, malachite and lapis and more recently with gemstones from around the world. Turquoise is considered on of the birthstones for December. It has also been a fashionable accessory stone for many years.
Some believe turquoise may be used to help with exhaustion, it may also help with minor aches and pains. It may also be used as a mood enhancer, it may help one to lead a happier life. Whatever your beliefs, may you enjoy your piece of turquoise.
Each gold plated piece is made of sterling silver with a gold finish. These beautiful pieces have all the class of gold without the cost - they are a must-have for those who prefer a gold finish.
- Available in gold finish sterling silver with a one-micron thick gold finish or sterling silver only
- Stone Dimensions: 4 mm x 3 mm
- Sizes: 5.25, 6, 7.25, 8, 8.25, 9, 9.25, 9.5
- Features a genuine gemstone
- This item includes an information card about the gemstone
- A certificate of authenticity is included with this item
Special Care Notice: Turquoise is a porous stone and should not be touched by harsh cleaners or chemicals. Be sure to remove rings when washing your hands. Following these steps will allow you to enjoy your turquoise for years to come.
*This piece contains authentic stones, and no two are exactly alike. The item you receive may have slight variations from the one photographed. The first two pictures are an example of the setting and possible variations.