Turquoise is so versatile, it’s use in popular fashion has spanned thousands of years! Thought of as a protection and calming stone, the reverence for Turquoise can be seen across the world in almost every culture. These particular Turquoise Rondelles range in color from an olive green to a sky blue. Each bead is dappled with a dark brown matrix, which lends it distinct character. Worn alone or paired with Sterling Silver spacers these rondelles make a stunning fashion accessory.
Quantity: Approx. 55 per strand
Dimensions: Varies approx. 13mm diameter x 5mm to 10mm wide
Mineralogy: Turquoise is a hydrous basic phosphate consisting of mainly copper and aluminum but may contain small amounts of iron. Turquoise forms as a secondary mineral in the zone of alteration in disseminated hydrothermal replacement deposits. The mineral varies significantly in color from dull bluish-green to apple-green to almost black-green; however, gem quality coloring is primarily sky blue and bright blue.
Metaphysical Properties: Protection, Communication, Calm well-being