Royston Turquoise is unmistakable in Jewelry, it can be detected by its bold color variations. Often you will see blue with dark blue areas or light green with clouds of dark greens and the ultimate is beautiful blue with emerald green areas and a golden brown matrix in unique patterns. Jewelers love making Royston Turquoise Jewelry as their imagination goes wild creating designs to accommodate the splendor of the beautiful Turquoise. Today jewelers use all types of Royston Turquoise in their jewelry and make blue Royston Turquoise Jewelry, green Royston Turquoise jewelry, and "Boulder or Ribbon" turquoise jewelry. The world has had a fascination for turquoise for over 7000 years.
The oldest known example of any jewelry was a carved turquoise and gold bracelet found on the mummy of an Egyptian queen. In the American Southwest, Native Americans have mined turquoise since prehistoric times. Many legends surround turquoise, it is believed to bring good fortune and health.
While turquoise was once used as currency in the American Southwest, it has been treasured as an adornment throughout the centuries worldwide. The evolution of turquoise jewelry from its appeal as southwestern, Native American or tourist jewelry, to one of the most coveted gems set in designer jewelry worldwide. Coveted, that is, only if you are talking about true, genuine turquoise. And so our turquoise love story continues. While the demand for turquoise has increased dramatically, the supply of genuine turquoise is limited.
Turquoise jewelry has been worn for both fashion and cultural significance throughout history. Many American Indian tribes believe the stone harbors mystical powers. According to some beliefs, turquoise can keep bad spirits away and some believe it can ward off bad spirits, encourage communication, creativity and spiritual bonding. The item "VINTAGE ESTATE STERLING SILVER TURQUOISE NECKLACE SOUTHWESTERN NATIVE AMERICAN" is in sale since Saturday, March 14, 2020.This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Ethnic, Regional & Tribal\Native American\Necklaces & Pendants". The seller is "4744366" and is located in Andover, Massachusetts. This item can be shipped worldwide.