Persian Turquoise Necklace
Item #30571.....Persian Turquoise Necklace
Turquoise has been valued by the Ancients since about 6,000 BC! Persia, or modern day Iran, is thought to have some of the oldest turquoise mines in the world. Turquoise was valued by the Ancient Royals and adorned their bodies and temples and was even found in the funeral mask of the Egyptian Pharaoh King Tutankhamen! To this very day, Turquoise is valued and worn by many Native Americans and is valued by collectors. The cabachons in this incredible necklace are 100% natural, extra fine, Persian Turquoise. The stones are a vivid turquoise blue with a strong dark brown matrix visible throughout. The stones are graduated and are set in Sterling Silver. The necklace measures about 19" In length. This is a stunning and quality piece of jewelry...a work of art!