I love this color combination. The soft blue green colors of Turquoise and the glowing golden bronze Pearls make for a very eye-catching, one of a kind, head-turning piece of jewelry. The vase shaped Turquoise beads are from the Kingman Turquoise Mine in Arizona, USA. These beads are highlighted with flowered spacer beads, which are made in the USA from lead-free Pewter and plated with 22 K gold. The necklace alternates segments of Turquoise with segments of the color enhanced golden bronze cultured freshwater pearls. A pair of matching earrings completes the set.
Turquoise is associated with gods and goddesses of many ancient cultures from China, the Middle East, and the Americas. It was worn by Pharaohs and Aztec Kings. Native Americans used the stone symbolizing the sea and sky coming together, to bless warriors and hunters. Turquoise is thought to attract prosperity and success, enhance creativity and communication. Turquoise is the alternate birthstone for December. Almost all turquoise has been treated with a transparent resin in order to stabilize it, as it is a fragile stone in an untreated state.
Length: 21.5 inches.
Beading Wire: 0.19"/49 strand clear-coated stainless steel professional quality beading wire with 14K gold-filled crimps and crimp covers.
Bead size: 8 x 13 mm Turquoise vase-shaped beads: 9 to 10 mm Pearl nuggets.
Clasp: flowered toggle.
Earrings: 1 and 7/8th inches from your piercing. The French ear hooks and all other metal components are of 14K GF. All ear wires from Sundancegems come with a clear medical grade PVC ear clutch or stopper. These fit snug on the ear wire, and prevent you from loosing your earrings.
Care: Clean with soft fabric, or non-abrasive polishing cloth. Avoid direct contact with perfumes, hairspray, and deodorants. Jewelry should be worn after application of cosmetics. Store wrapped in soft fabric or sealed in plastic bag.
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