It's a pretty pop of blue and a flash of pyrite that draws attention in all the right ways. These bright blue Sleeping Beauty Turquoise stones are classic and go with just about everything! There are two pair available and the stone's in each pair are unique.
These earrings feature Sleeping Beauty turquoise. Sleeping Beauty turquoise is some of the most highly coveted turquoise. It is know for its solid bright blue hues and lack of dark webbing that can be found in most turquoise. Some Sleeping Beauty turquoise may have a light white webbing or pyrite inclusions. These particular stones have more of a nugget finish as they are not completely smooth like most other cabochons found in jewelry.
The Sleeping Beauty mine, located in Globe, Arizona was originally mined for gold and copper until they discovered large pockets of this bright blue turquoise. In the 70s and 80s this mine produced massive amounts of turquoise. However production stopped and the mine closed permanently in 2012.
Turquoise when worn, acts as a protection stone and has strong healing properties. Wear it to help rid you of any negative energies both within and around you. This stone is also said to act as a barrier of protection to outside influences and shield you from harm. It is said to help open the heart, throat and third eye chakras. Take these turquoise earrings with you on your journey through life and find balance, peace, happiness and love.
Metal Type: Sterling Silver, stamped .925
Stone Type: Sleeping Beauty Turquoise, Globe, AZ
Stone Dimensions: 7mm x 9mm
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