The word ‘turquoise’ dates to the 17th century and is derived from the French word for “Turks” because the mineral was first brought to Europe from Turkey. In the U.S., the word turquoise is synonymous with a sky blue color, although the mineral itself can range in color from shades of green, yellow and blue.
- Please visit our All About Turquoise page for more guidance when buying turquoise.
- These reconstituted turquoise beads are each unique, and we have paired stones that truly complement each other.
- Earring Length: ~1.5″
- The antique-silver metal bead caps have been treated with a protective coating to help prolong their shiny finish.
- The stainless steel earwires are nickel-free and lead-free.
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