This beautiful necklace has two shades of turquoise. The large oval beads are green with veins of gold. The round beads which make up the necklace are bluish green. The gem is 5.5 to 6.5 on the Mohs scale and is often enhanced. Differences in colors may be due to the gem being mined from different geographic locations. The soil conditions allow metals like copper, etc. to leach into the turquoise veins.
The pendant is hand wired with beads and features an oval green focal bead. This bead drop adds a lot of movement to the pendant. The length is adjustable due to the lobster clasp and an extender chain being used. The necklace is timeless in fashion and can be office or party wear. The gold and turquoise bead colors are a beautiful color combination and the necklace is year round wear.
Folk lore of many civilizations believe that the stone has great metaphysical and spiritual healing powers. While some may not share these beliefs everyone loves its beauty.
Dimensions: Necklace: 24": Pendant: 1 1/2 ", Turquoise Spacers: (5) 20 mm X 15 mm: Turquoise Beads: 5 mm
Care: The Turquoise beads may be color enhanced and hence chemicals must be avoided. The is 5.5 on the Mohs scale and is considered a soft stone. Store in a soft non tarnish box.