THE STORY BEHIND THE JEWELRY
Sterling Silver and Turquoise.
Post dangle earrings measure approximately 1-3/4" long and 3/4" at widest point.
Excellent craftsmanship is shown throughout this amazing pair of earrings! The earrings are beautiful pieces of jewelry that are crafted out of genuine sterling silver and real Turquoise inlay. The inlay is carefully set, while imprinted bear paw and water wave designs can be seen highlighting and completing the earrings for an incredible finish. In some beliefs the bear paw is usually considered a way to call for the power of the animal spirit, or as an indication of the presence of the spirit. Its a symbol that represents inner strength. Also in some beliefs, water waves design represent continuous life. The 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.