Sunday, 13 March 2011

Magic Turquoise.

Need to cut a fine figure? This is an amazing set of necklace and earrings made out of filigree and turquoise marbles. 

When you visit my shop and purchase the Turquoise Parure you are going to receive both necklace and earrings with a reasonable discount, but if you are interested in save some money buying only one of them you can contact me.

As coral, this magnificent greenish-sky-blue gemstone is believed to have magical powers and a specific good influence on the wearer. More precisely already 5000 years ago turquoise necklaces were worn as protection against unnatural death. Legend claims that if the necklace changed color, it is warning the approach of doom. With the passing of time, it has been discovered that the turquoise can change color because of the light, chemical reaction brought about by cosmetics, dust or the acidity of the skin. I've read it on Wikipedia.

Turquoise as gem is historically tied to nobility and wealthy classes and it is used in italian jewelry as a mark of sophistication. Nonetheless, for in many cultures of the Old and New Worlds this gemstone has been esteemed for thousands of years as a holy stone, a bringer of good fortune or a talisman, it does have the right to be called a 'gemstone of the peoples'. Wikipedia, again.

The gray veins on the turquoise marbles are not to be considered a bad sign: they are due to pyrite or limonite, minor components of turquoise. They testify its natural origin. You can guess: where did I get these informations?

The retro, classic style of my Turquoise Parure is thought to be perfect in all kind of mannered situation but remember that brass filigree can be very shining and does not fit with double boring context. 

The fashion aphorism: "The best color in the whole world is the one that looks good on you!", Coco Chanel.

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