THE STORY BEHIND THE JEWELRY
Sterling Silver, Turquoise, Yellow Mother of Pearl and Lapis.
Hook dangle earrings measure approximately 1-1/2" (including hook) long and 1-3/8" at widest point.
This amazing pair of earrings depicts the beauty and elegance of the great Southwest! This gorgeous piece of jewelry is crafted out of genuine sterling silver and real Multicolor inlay. The inlay consists of: Turquoise, Yellow Mother of Pearl and Lapis. The inlay is gently set, while forming a beautiful Butterfly design. Silver lines and imprinted designs can be seen accenting for a marvelous finish. 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.
Lapis is the perfect stone for wisdom and fortitude. It is also believed to be an excellent stone for decision makers. It helps increase psychic ability.