Turquoise Drop Earrings
With its serene and calming color of the sea, turquoise has been beloved throughout antiquity, and it has tremendous fashion appeal. Enjoy the elegance and lovely look of our turquoise drop earrings with many outfits in your wardrobe, as they are versatile and simply gorgeous. In our collection of unique handmade earrings, our turquoise drop earrings have multiple styles including turquoise chandelier earrings and turquoise dangle earrings as well. If you'd like to customize your own, visit our Custom Dangle Earrings page to add turquoise to many amazing designs and design your own artisan earrings. Our modern earrings will bring your wardrobe much style for many years to come!
For millennia, Turquoise, in its highest formation, has been cherished and adored by rulers, clergy, and nobility even being recorded as early as 7000 years ago. It is possibly the oldest gemstone in man's history, adopted by many civilizations, and sometimes even considered sacred. Turquoise has a calming hue that is peaceful and beautiful, and it has many ancestral uses for physical, symbolic, and religious purposes. Many believe that Turquoise contains the ability to safeguard and to cure ailments. Wear a pair of Turquoise Earrings to reboot your soul and to install in your wardrobe a sense of fresh tranquility!
History of Turquoise
Turquoise jewelry has been found in ancient Iraq, and the Egyptians were mining the stones over 5000 years ago. Artifacts of "King Tut" aka Tutankhamun were studded with Turquoise. The Aztecs used Turquoise in shields, masks and power statues of Moctezuma, the infamous Aztec king. Native Americans have sought and were adorned in Turquoise and they also embraced it in worship and death rituals. To the prehistoric Indian, Turquoise was an emblem often utilized in ceremonies symbolizing acknowledgment of the sky god. Turquoise has a unique ability to change colors, so it was also used in for prophetic uses.