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This sensational Turquoise jewelry is truly elegant and fashionable. This pendant has been artfully hand made out of shimmering Sterling Silver into a slender oval design. The Sterling Silver has been masterfully inlaid with hand cut stones of genuine sky blue Turquoise. The brilliant hues of the Turquoise come alive next to the shining Sterling Silver channels. Also, the back of this pendant is dressed with a striking overlay design that makes it reversible, basically two pendants in one. Turquoise and Sterling Silver, you can't go wrong with this traditional combination. Suspended from a complimentary chain (assorted chains available), this fine piece of Turquoise jewelry is 2" long and 7/16" wide. Stamped Sterling and signed by the artist.
There are many legends about Turquoise; The Pima consider it to bring good fortune and strength and believe that it helps overcome illness. The Zuni believe that blue turquoise was male and of the sky and green turquoise was female and of the earth. Pueblo Indians thought that its color was stolen from the sky. In Hopi legend the lizard who travels between the above and the below, excretes turquoise and that the stone can hold back floods. The Apache felt that turquoise on a gun or bow made it shoot straight. The Navajo consider it as good fortune to wear and believe it could appease the Wind Spirit.