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Turquoise Teardrop Earrings

$39.00 Sale Price:   $20.99

Price: $39.00 Sale Price:   $20.99

Item# :1075459

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Turquoise is a powerful ritual material in Himalayan cultures, representing the clear blue of the sky. It is sometimes used as a gift to one’s betrothed, and the color is said to stay true as long as the lover’s affection does. This modern interpretation of a classic design features vibrant turquoise inlaid in sterling silver. Handmade in Nepal by members of the Shakya clan, descendants of an ancient culture that was traditionally known for its metalwork and whose capital was in present-day Nepal.


Handcrafted In Nepal. 1"L.


Believed to bestow the wearer with courage, luck, health, and protection, turquoise has been used in jewelry making for millennia by cultures as diverse as the Navajo, ancient Egyptians, and Tibetans. Turquoise can range in color from light yellow-green to dark blue, and usually contains turquoise matrix, the dark veins of other minerals with which it developed. It figures in the creation myth of the Anasazi Indians, who tell that the tribe first entered the world through the mouth of a New Mexico cave that is now a turquoise mine. In Tibet, the sky is called "the turquoise of heaven," and both men and women value jewelry featuring the gem in sky blue hues. Turquoise is sometimes given as a love token to one's betrothed, because its color is said to remain pure as long as the affection lasts.


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Turquoise Teardrop Earrings
 
3.8

(based on 4 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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    (2)

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    (1)

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75%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Beautiful (3)
  • Stylish (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Everyday (3)

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4.0

Beautiful

By woodworker

from Jefferson, ga

About Me Practical

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Beautiful
  • Stylish

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Everyday

    Comments about Turquoise Teardrop Earrings:

    Loved these, but because the wires had no guards, one fell off and was lost first wearing, so sad

    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes
     
    5.0

    Beautiful

    By Lover of great looking jewelry

    from Largo,FL

    About Me Classic, Stylish

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Beautiful

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Everyday
      • Formal Occasions
      • Night Out
      • Office
      • Travel

      Comments about Turquoise Teardrop Earrings:

      Beautiful on someone with brunette hair!

      • Was this a gift?:
      • Yes

      (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Very attractive; also have the necklace

      By Zetta

      from Florida

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Good Length
      • Good Quality
      • Stylish

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Turquoise Teardrop Earrings:

          Very nice; I also have the necklace to match.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          1.0

          Disappointed

          By Disappointed

          from Florida, FL

          About Me Comfort-Oriented

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Beautiful
          • Good Length
          • Stylish

          Cons

          • Poor Workmanship

          Best Uses

          • Everyday
          • Office

          Comments about Turquoise Teardrop Earrings:

          One earring arrived broken. I guess no one checked them though the inside plastic bag the earrings were in looks like it had been handled a lot.
          Who knows how long to get an unbroken pair after the return process.....

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

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