CLEO - Natural Mexican turquoise and brass earrings
Natural blue/green turquoise nuggets from Mexico’s Pinto mine are enhanced by antique brass Egyptian cones and small turquoise heishi beads. These earrings are finished with brass ear wires and measure 2 1/8” in total length.
TURQUOISE- Egyptians prized Turquoise as a Life Stone. The oldest pieces of jewelry set with this gem are four bracelets found on the mummified arm of Queen Zar. She ruled in Egypt about 5500 BC. Highly revered in Tibet, a Turquoise stone was carried throughout one's entire life. It was exchanged as currency & the finest stones were considered more valuable than gold.
Turquoise is considered to be a symbol of generosity, sincerity, and affection.