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Turquoise and Bronze Tube Earrings

Turquoise and Bronze Tube Earrings

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Sleek bronze minimalist earrings with hand rolled texture brought to a mesmerizing high polish, finished with 14/20 gold fill hooks and natural turquoise beads. This style of earring has been handcrafted in both bronze and silver, giving you a wide variety of styles to choose from.

Turquoise


Turquoise is a semi-translucent to opaque gem that ranges from blue to green and often has veins of matrix (remnants of the rock in which it formed) running through it. This December birthstone has been cherished for millennia. The pharaohs and other rulers of ancient Egypt adorned themselves with it. Chinese artisans carved it more than 3,000 years ago. 

Turquoise Care:

 Turquoise is generally stable to light, but high heat can cause discoloration and breakage. Your turquoise birthstone can be damaged by acids, and it can be discolored by certain chemicals, cosmetics and even skin oils or perspirationIt’s safe to clean turquoise jewelry with warm, soapy water, but this December birthstone should never be cleaned with steam or ultrasonic cleaners. Heat or solvents can damage the treated surfaces on some turquoise.

Metaphysical

Key words         Wholeness, Communication, and Spiritual Expansion

Element             Storm 

Chakras              5th Throat

Zodiac                Capricorn

Birthstone          December

The turquoise birthstone was thought to possess many beneficial powers, like guaranteeing health and good fortune. From the 13th century on, it was believed to protect the wearer from falling (especially off horses), and would break into several pieces at the approach of disaster. Hindu mystics maintained that seeing a turquoise after beholding the new moon ensured fantastic wealth.

 

All finished jewellery items are "one of a kind", the photograph you see is the exact piece you will receive.  Photos have not been edited or retouched and are an accurate representation of the finished piece.

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