These earrings are made up of turquoise nuggets (approx. 16mm) hanging from handmade pure copper "s" links. They are attached to matching handmade ear wires. Overall they measure approx. 2" in length from the top of the ear hook to the bottom of the nugget.
Available in raw copper only!
Shipped on a velveteen earring card.
We ship via USPS Priority Mail with insurance for safety and so that you can track your package on-line.
The birthstone for December, Turquoise was popular in ancient Egypt, China and Aztec cultures. It is still used by the Native American tribes and has always been considered a stone of life, beauty and good fortune. As the stone of communication, it encourages enthusiasm while attracting prosperity and success.
**Please note that all metaphysical or healing properties listed are collected from various sources. This information is offered as a service and not meant to treat medical conditions. Palace Gallery does not guarantee the validity of any of these statements.
Cleaning Copper: This is uncoated copper so it will tarnish! Many people like the antiqued look and others want their copper to stay bright. To remove the oxidation simply put vinegar or lemon juice on it and allow to set a couple of minutes while the acid restores the shine. Rinse in water and then dry. Buff with a polishing cloth and it looks like a new lucky copper penny!
Copper is conductive so many people believe it helps the energy flow through the body relieving ailments like arthritis, rheumatism and any painful condition. Can be worn for general healing and to prevent sickness. To be most effective wear in on the left side of the body if right-handed and the reverse for left-handers.
History Notes: In ancient Mesopotamia, it was attributed to the Queen of Heaven as well as the goddesses associated with the planet Venus: Ishtar, Astarte and Inanna (their Sumerian predecessor). In Roman times, this included Aphrodite, the goddess of love and beauty.
Also it was sacred to the Sun in Babylon as well as the Pacific Northwest (US). Its association with past solar attributes makes it a lucky metal to be used with good fortune gemstones.
Our New World Jewelry section contains other turquoise items.
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For more jewelry using turquoise, visit our other Etsy Shop:
JagWire Jewelry Studio
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