SLEEPING BEAUTY | Turquoise gold vermeil earrings (sold)
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- Unique No: 1429
These handcrafted dangly earrings have each four, small, perfectly spherical, Sleeping Beauty Turquoise orbs.
Each globule is linked by one continuous Gold vermeil (24ct Gold plated Sterling Silver) chain,
which is attached an Gold-vermeil ball of the same size forming the attachment for the ear.
This Turquoise variety is referred to as a ‘Sleeping-Beauty-Turquoise’ because the mountain that it is mined from in Arizona resembles a woman lying on her back, thus Sleeping Beauty.
Turquoise is the most sacred and important stone to the Tibetans.
This semi-precious stone is the nation’s signifier of personal happiness, social affiliation and the divine presence.
Turquoise is one of the oldest gemstones known to mankind.
The ancient Persians, Egyptians, Chinese, and native peoples of the Americas, as well as the Tibetans, were no strangers to its formidable attraction.
This antiquity of turquoise is in Tibet so deeply rooted in the origins myths, pre-Buddhist customs, and archaic religious traditions.
No other substance is as prominent in Tibetan literature as Turquoise.
The Turquoise is one of the birthstones of December.
The Turquoise spheres are 3 mm in diameter.
The total length of each individual earring is 3 cm.