Sterling Silver Turquoise Ball Earring (10.5mm diameter).
Turquoise is composed of hydrous copper and aluminium phosphate that is opaque. Turquoise occurs in thin veins and small nodules and varies in colour from dark greenish-blue to sky blue or robins-egg blue, green purple and yellow. Some varieties display a fine black or brown spider web matrix pattern and others display spots of brown and black matrix patterning.
It is believed that turquoise provides solace for the spirit and well being for the body. It is a protective stone and has been used for amulets for many years. It is believed that turquoise promotes spiritual attunement and enhances communication with the physical and spiritual world