Turquoise and Sterling Silver Cuff
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Stunning Turquoise and Sterling Silver Cuff
This piece is handmade in Kathmandu, Nepal. The beautiful round piece of Nepalese Turquoise is handset in 925 Sterling Silver, the band is hand stamped and made from 975 Sterling Silver. It is flexible so it will fit most size wrists, just shape to fit. This piece has the most beautiful handmade Repoussé detail on the band. Totally handmade with some perfect imperfections making them uniquely yours
this piece weighs 38g and the turquoise is 2.5cm across
For the Indigenous peoples of America and many other cultures, Turquoise is a very important stone with its blue/green colour, is linked with both sky and water. The stone is used at significant life milestones, such as birth, puberty, marriage and death, since turquoise is associated with healing and protection. It is also said that the stone has long been prized as a powerful talisman with healing properties. It is said that Turquoise is also said to be the stone of communication. Turquoise also provides understanding and encourages attention to detail while attracting prosperity and success. It is believed that turquoise can help balance the blue throat chakra
Turquoise is a beautiful and sought after stone ranging in color from blue to green to yellow, is filled with wonderful patterns of brown and black matrix that are composed mainly of copper deposits. It is believed that prehistoric people used and prized it for its blue-green colors because carved pieces have been found in burial and archeological sites spanning the globe.
The beauty and history of this amazing stone is hard to match, steeped in history and intrigue, it is truly a captivating stone. It has been used in religion, art, trade, treaty negotiations and of course as treasured jewelry to many kingdoms and peoples. Whether you study ancient Egyptians, Chinese Dynasties, Aztec Mythology or Indigenous peoples of America, it is very clear that turquoise has always been and always will be considered a stone of life, beauty, good fortune and incredibly special.