Turquoise Clover Earrings
Light and airy, these turquoise clovers fall delicately from black Czechoslovakian glass round beads. Approx 2" long
Expansion of spirit and communication bringing wholeness
The distinct blue color in Turquoise comes from copper, while the green color derives from iron. This stone is potentially the longest used stone in history, dating back to 5000 B.C. It has been used for everything from jewelry to weapons the name from the French ‘pierre turquoise’ which means Turkish stone.
Glass making in the Czech Republic is a historic cottage industry. These glass beads continue to be made by hand today.
Throughout history, turquoise has been discovered in Iraq, Egypt, Israel and Tibet. Native Americans began working with it approximately 1,000 years ago. Today, the best Turquoise comes from Iran, Afghanistan, Tibet, Australia and Southwest U.S.A.