Gemstone earring with sterling silver droplet frame
Available in Turquoise, Moonstone, Amethyst, Jade, and Black Onyx
Stone Measurement: 5mm x 7mm
This stone has a vivid sky blue or green-blue colour, often containing grey or brown veins. It has been highly valued by many cultures. The Turks, after whom the stone is named, attached Turquoise to their horses bridles for protection. The Native Americans believed the stone to be 'the breath of life', symbolising the sky and reminding humans of their spirituality. When worn it strengthens the entire anatomy, brings wisdom and attract friendship. It brings happiness and luck, especially when given as a gift.
This is a silicate stone containing aluminium and potassium and appears to have a milky sheen, with the best stones possessing a bluish hue. Moonstone is known as a feminine stone and assists with gentleness, receptivity, and intuition.
Amethyst is often found inside Geode, which are spherical masses of minerals with an empty chamber inside. They need to be opened to reveal the crystal structures inside. Aid creativity and protects against blood disorders. It is the birthstone for Aquarius, Pisces and Sagittarius.
Named by the Spanish conquistadores 'piedra de ijada' meaning hip stone and worn on the hip to prevent kidney diseases. The two most common forms are Jadeite and Nephrite. Many colours are available, but the most popular is green. Attracts good luck, friendship and promotes wisdom.
Onyx, a form of chalcedony, is often artificially coloured jet black. It aids concentration and self-control, whilst also balancing male and female polarities.
For more information on these stones and others please visit our Gemstone Guide
This product and many more designs available in our Leeds Corn Exchange store
Outrage Jewellers is based at the Corn Exchange, Leeds, West Yorkshire
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