TIANA VERDE Turquoise and Chrysophase Earings
TIANA VERDE EARRINGS- turquoise nuggets with antique brass leaf and chrysophase dangles and wire.
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.
CHRYSOPRASE is the most valued of chalcedony and most often found in Australia. I was use in jewelry by the Greeks, Romans and Egyptians and is often mistaken for jade. The gemstone is prized for it’s rarity and color. Folklore claim it stirs the imagination. The earings measure 2 ½” in total length.