ITEM: Vintage Sterling Silver Turquoise and Jasper Oval Pendant ~ Reversible Cross Design
COMPOSITION: Sterling Silver, Acid tested
GEM: Turquoise, Jasper
CONDITION: Estate Item, Very Good
WEIGHT: 17.1 Grams
MEASUREMENT: 2 3/8" X 1 1/4"
MARKS: DTR China .925 (Inside bail)
COMMENTS: A form of chalcedony, Jasper is a dense and opaque variety of quartz. Its coloration is commonly red due to the inclusion of iron, though it may vary drastically. Jaspers are found all over the world, occurring in volcanic cracks, veins, and cavities. Individual names are generally based on location or appearance.
Jasper helps with grounding our energy, helping us feel more present, alert, and positive. Properties can vary depending on the type of Jasper, but overall, keeping a jasper nearby will bring positive energy to any environment. Turquoise is a phosphate mineral that forms from the dissolving and alteration of other minerals in copper deposits. It was one of the first gemstones to be mined; beads dating back to about 5000 BC have been discovered in Iraq. Turquoise has been a sacred stone used for embellishment in Native American culture and many ancient cultures including, Egypt, China, and South America. Turquoise is one of the most powerful throat healing stones. It amplifies communication, social, and business skills while also helping the throat physically. Carry Turquoise with you to be more bold and confident when speaking. Circa 1980's. Pictured as received from a local estate. Very good estate condition with minimal wear indicative of age. Items will be cleaned but natural patina will be preserved if applicable. Polishing to near new is always FREE upon request!
Big Jasper and Turquoise Inlay Oval Pendant ~ Reversible Cross Design
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