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Vegas Copper Turquoise Silver Pendant and Chain

Vegas Copper Turquoise Silver Pendant and Chain

  • £6990

Two enticing Copper Turquoise gemstones hand set in silver to create lovely pendants whch come complete with an 18 inch silver chain.

Turquoise is a hydrated phosphate of copper and aluminium, a combination which creates the beautiful bright blue/green hues characteristic of the stone. It is formed when copper rich solutions percolate into pre-existing rocks. The water content evaporates, the copper combines with aluminium and phosphorous to form Turquoise. Often a patchwork of the original host rock remains within the Turquoise, providing a uniqueness to each stone. It was believed that the blue and brown within the gemstone symbolised the unity of the earth and sky. 

Most of the major ancient civilizations believed Turquoise to have potent healing and spiritual powers. It was also used as an amulet for protection . Called “The Breath of Life” by the indigenous American cultures, reminding humans of their Spitituality. Said to attract good luck and friendships, instill calm and alleviate depression. 

Turquoise is the birthstone for Sagittarius and Aquarius.

Right Pendant weight:  11.1 grams       Stone size;   3.2cm x 2.2cm 

Left Pendant weight:     11.3 grams       Stone size:   3.2cm x 2.2cm


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