Meticulously 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.
I have searched many years for a turquoise necklace in this simple yet elegant form. I accidentally only ordered the necklace when I had intended to order the earrings in the same combination set. NG graciously honored the combination order and I anxiously await the earrings and can not wait to see them on my wife.
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In the Andes mountains at elevations of more
than 12,000 feet, open trenches accessible only by mule yield gleaming stones, including lapis lazuli, the national stone of Chile. The Inca kingdom flourished in this part of the world, and today ...