THE STORY BEHIND THE JEWELRY
Sterling silver and Turquoise.
Clip on earrings measures just under 1" and just under 3/4" at widest point.
These are a Fabulous pair of clip on earrings! Hand made out of genuine sterling silver and man made Turquoise stones. Each earring has one stone that is delicately set in plain silver bezel, while being surrounded by a shinny silver base that highlights all around for a perfect finish. Earrings are stamped sterling and hallmarked.
Turquoise is the birthstone of December. It is believed that turquoise tends to bring good fortune, strength and helps overcome illness. Turquoise got its name from the Levantine traders called Turks who brought the stone to Europe from Persia via Turkey centuries ago. Native Americans have prized turquoise since the time of the Aztecs, who mined it in New Mexico. The natural variations that occur in turquoise are part of their appeal and beauty.