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White gold and turquoise ear ring

Offer a turquoise ear cuff

Turquoise played a role of great importance in ancient civilizations such as the Egyptians, Persians, Mesopotamians and American Indians. It was revered as a sacred and precious stone, frequently used for jewelry, amulets and ritual objects. The Egyptians even referred to it as a “means of beauty” and adorned both their jewelry and the tombs of the pharaohs with it. In Central Asia, turquoise has been extracted and worked for more than 3,000 years, notably by the Turkmens, known for their silver creations decorated with this stone. They believed in its ability to protect against the evil eye and harmful influences. During the Middle Ages in Europe, turquoise gained popularity and adorned jewelry of the nobility, royal crowns and religious objects. It was attributed with protective powers against accidents and the ability to bring prosperity. This stone has spanned the centuries as a symbol of beauty, spirituality and protection.

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The history of turquoise

Turquoise was a sacred stone to many Native American tribes, including the Navajo, Hopi, and Zuni. It was used to make necklaces, bracelets, earrings and other ritual objects. Even today, it plays an important role in Native American crafts. In the early 20th century, turquoise experienced a resurgence in popularity thanks to famous jewelry designers, who incorporated the stone into their creations. It became a key element of the Art Deco movement. Today, turquoise continues to be a popular stone in jewelry. It is often used to create contemporary jewelry, rings, necklaces, earrings, and even fine jewelry pieces. Turquoise's variety of colors and patterns make it a popular stone for designers around the world.