Painstakingly handmade from start to finish by Chilean artisans, this ensemble places hand-cut turquoise, obtained from the Andes mountains, in stunning sterling silver settings. Its elegant simplicity recalls the motifs of the ancient Aztec, whose tradition held that turquoise brought prosperity. Made in Chile.
lies, lies, lies, turned my wife's ears green - don't buy
from baton rouge, la
Comments about Chilean Turquoise Earrings:
Definitely not sterling silver!!! Turned my wifes ears green
From National Geographic:We appreciate the time you took to provide a review and are sorry to hear that your purchase did not live up to your expectations. These earrings have sterling silver settings. Any metal, even pure gold, can turn skin green or even black. It is because the metal can react with perspiration and body oils. Some people get good results by coating the item with clear nail polish where the item touches the skin. First, be sure there are no sensitivities to the polish. Another method is to clean the item with a soft cloth each time before wearing the item.
Earrings were beautiful; however, when I first tried to put them on I could feel how delicate the stem was attached to the back of the earring. The attachment was not strong, but soft. I was not surprised when I came home one night and discovered that one of them had simply come off and I had lost the earring. The stem must be attached to the back of the earring so that it will not break, or they need to be attached with a hook through the ear and not a stem clasp.
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Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend
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