THE STORY BEHIND THE JEWELRY
Sterling Silver, Turquoise, and Mother of Pearl.
Hook dangle earrings measure approximately 2-1/2" long (including hook) and 1-1/8" at widest point.
This magnificent and traditional pair of earrings represents the finest of Southwestern craftsmanship! The earrings are a gorgeous piece of jewelry that are crafted out of Sterling Silver, along with real Turquoise and Mother of Pearl inlay. The inlay is carefully set in silver bezel, while twisted silver and mini silver beads complete the earrings beautifully. 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.
Pearls are known to stabilize and balance emotions. They are believed to help your body in using calcium better. Pearls are full of purity and integrity.