Turquoise is an opaque, usually blue/green, mineral that is a hydrated phosphate of copper and aluminum. Throughout history it has been prized for its unique and highly saturated color.
This particular pendant is made up of three Natural Turquoise stones set vertically in .925 Sterling Silver in a very feminine arrangement. There are several intricate and well defined designs along the edges of the stones in the Silver that create an interesting feel for this pendant; formal occasions and casual alike would be great for this piece!
Turquoise has been referred to as the talisman of kings, shamans, and warriors. It has a deep history throughout mankind and is considered a stone of protection, purification, and healing. When placed on the Third Eye it's believed to enhance intuition during meditation, for the Throat Chakra it releases old vows and inhibitions. Generally, Turquoise is thought to bring together male and female energies.
You are purchasing the exact piece in the photographs. It measures 5 cm tall and 1.5 cm wide.