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    IL Gemstones

    Tridacna and Turquoise Drop Earrings (Gold)


    These Tridacna Turquoise gold earrings are handmade with Tridacna smooth round and Turquoise faceted round gemstones. Tridacna gemstones have a beautiful pure white colour that matches perfectly with Turquoise and gold. Between the gemstones is placed a gold vermeil brushed wafer bead. The gemstones are wire wrapped and attached to the Gold Vermeil long earwire.

    Length: 2”/5cm

    Gemstone Type/Size/Colour: Tridacna Round Smooth 10mm, Turquoise Round Faceted 10mm

    Metal Type/Size: Gold Vermeil over Sterling Silver Long Earwire, Gold Vermeil Brushed Wafer Beads 8mm, All Other Metals are Gold Vermeil

    Packaged: Gift Box Complete with Satin Ribbon

    Tridacna beads are carved from giant clam shells. They have a pearl luster and glossy pure white colour. Tridacna is one of the most important spiritual stones for Buddhist, it is said to protect you from evil spirits. Tridacna can stabilise mood, eliminate worry, balance mental and physical states, soothe frightened nerves and help insomnia.

    Turquoise is the birthstone for December. It is believed to bring happiness and good luck to the wearer and it signifies success. Turquoise is a purification stone, it balances and aligns all the chakras, stabilises mood swings and creates inner calm. It is excellent for depression and exhaustion. Turquoise promotes self-realisation and assists creative problem solving. It is a symbol of friendship and stimulates romantic love.

    What is Vermeil?
    Vermeil is produced by coating sterling silver with carat gold. Gold is usually 18k or pure 24k gold. To be considered vermeil, the gold must be at least 10k and have a minimum gold thickness of 2.5 microns on all surfaces. A Vermeil piece of jewellery is made entirely of precious metals which gives the piece a central value. Vermeil jewellery should maintain the look of yellow gold for many years.

    Semi-precious stones and crystals have been an integral part of the human history, representing wealth and power as well as being ascribed qualities both genuine and superstitious.