Facted Turquoise Drop Earrings
Small, faceted turquoise drop earrings with vermeil flat hammered long earwires. The turquoise drops are framed in a fine gold-plated setting and have an open back.
Turquoise and gold is an age old favored combination going back to cultures as varied as the Byzantines, Chinese, Persians , Greeks or Pre-Columbians. Throughout time, turquoise has been prized for its intense blue color and was believed to possess magical, purifying and healing qualities. In the jewelry tradition of ancient cultures such as the Incas, Mayas and Aztecs of Central and South America, it was always combined with gold.
2,7 cm/1 inch including earwires