Sterling Silver, Turquoise and Coral.
Hook dangle earrings measure approximately 1-3/4" long (including hook) and 3/8" at widest point.
This pair of earrings is a true treasure! An offer like this will not last long! This piece of Southwestern jewelry is hand strung out of authentic sterling silver, Turquoise, and Coral beads. Each earring consist of 2-mm Coral round beads, 6-mm Turquoise rondelle beads, and 2-mm silver round beads for a marvelous look.
Turquoise is the birthstone of December. It is believed that turquoise tends to bring good fortune, strength and helps overcome illness. Turquoise got its name from the Levantine traders called Turks who brought the stone to Europe from Persia via Turkey centuries ago. Native Americans have prized turquoise since the time of the Aztecs, who mined it in New Mexico. The natural variations that occur in turquoise are part of its appeal and beauty.
Corals are known to be very soothing and very protective. Coral is of an organic origin; it is the skeletal remains of marine animals called Coral Polyps. Colonies of these tiny creatures build branching structures as they grow, gradually forming reefs and atolls.