SENEGAL - Long spiraled cone turquoise earrings
Long dangled wire brass spiral bead caps tapered up from genuine turquoise nugget beads. They are statement earrings with an Afro/Boho feel. Casual or dramatic enough for evening. The earrings are topped with turquoise heishi beads and are finished with antique brass ear wires, measure 2 ½’ in total length.
TURQUOISE- Egyptians prized Turquoise as a Life Stone. The
oldest pieces of jewelry set with this gem are four bracelets found on the
mummified arm of Queen Zar. She ruled in Egypt about 5500 BC. Highly revered in
Tibet, a Turquoise stone was carried throughout one's entire life. It was
exchanged as currency & the finest stones were considered more valuable
Turquoise is considered to be a symbol of generosity, sincerity, and affection.