Sterling Silver Turquoise Sliver Pendant Necklace, 18"

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The Amazon Curated Collection

Discover the Amazon Curated Collection of fine and fashion jewelry. The expansive selection of high-quality jewelry featured in the Amazon Curated Collection offers everyday values that range from precious gemstone and diamond pieces to the latest fashion designs.

This hand-selected assortment features an array of diamond, gemstone, and precious metal designs that receive a quality inspection, including from Amazon’s staff graduate gemologist, to ensure they meet Amazon’s high standards. All diamonds featured in the Amazon Curated Collection are certified by our suppliers to be conflict free, and IGI, GIA, or AGS certifications are provided on white diamonds of .75 carats or larger on all stud earrings, rings, and pendant necklaces.

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Turquoise

History

The word “turquoise” was derived from the French term “pierre turquoise,” meaning “stone of Turkey.” This was after a 16th century European misconception that the stones originated in Turkey, when in fact they were first discovered in Persia. Turquoise is formed over millions of years with a chemical reaction when water leaks into rocks containing copper and aluminum minerals. Experts believe turquoise was first mined in 6000 B.C., by ancient Egyptians. Today, it is mined in countries all around the world, including, China, Iran, the United States, and Tibet.

Turquoise jewelry was first discovered within Egyptian tombs that date back to 3500 B.C. Cultures around the world have embraced the tradition of turquoise jewelry in the belief that it possesses healing and protective powers. While turquoise jewelry continues to be worn by many who believe it will attract money, luck, and love, today, it is also a prevalent fashion accessory and serves as a December birthstone, as well as the stone for the fifth and eleventh wedding anniversaries.

Types of Turquoise

Turquoise may range in color from light blue to green. It may contain a variety of natural definitions, from white to black, which adds a one-of-a-kind look to each stone. While the variances in color and matrix do not affect the value of the stone, there are properties that make some turquoise more expensive than others, most likely color uniformity and vividness. Turquoise jewelry is often treated in order to bring out the vibrant color and radiance of each stone.

Caring for Your Turquoise Jewelry

Like all natural gemstones, turquoise can be damaged if not cared for properly. Clean with warm, soapy water and a soft cloth, drying after washing. Avoid scratches by storing separately from other jewelry. Avoid exposure to oils, perfumes, and chemicals that may affect the stone’s vivid color.

  • Package Dimensions: 2 x 2 x 0.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 5.6 ounces
  • ASIN: B008TN4A6K
  • Item model number: P32635TUSS
  • Date first available at Amazon.com: November 16, 2012
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    Product specifications

    Jewelry Information
    Brand, Seller, or Collection Name Amazon Collection
    Gem Type Turquoise
    Minimum total gem weight 13.47 carats
    Setting wrap
    Height 0.99 inches
    Width 14 millimeters
    Length 18 inches
    Chain Box
    Clasp Spring ring
    Total metal weight 0.29 Grams
    Number of stones 1
    Model number P32635TUSS
    Metal Information

    Sterling Silver
    Metal Sterling silver
    Metal stamp 925
    Metal Weight 0.29 Grams
    Stone Information

    Turquoise
    Stone Weight 13.47 carats
    Number of stones 1
    Stone shape Multi
    Stone Creation Method Natural
    Stone Treatment Method Not treated
    Packaging Information
    Package Deluxe Medium Box

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