These magnesite earrings have the look of turquoise without the price tag. They are made of magnesite teardrops with a pewter cone on top and a pewter ball at the bottom. The magnesite teardrop measures approximately 22mm or 0.87 inches long by 12mm or 0.47 inches wide. The pewter ball drop has a 6-petal flower design, and it measures approximately 11mm or 0.43 inches. The earrings dangle approximately 3 inches from the top of the ear wires.
In nature, magnesite is usually white. This stone is often dyed a variety of colors, and it is especially dyed to simulate turquoise. Though it is not as expensive as turquoise, magnesite has its own place in jewelry. This stone is said to be calming and balancing. It allows us to accept others and ourselves more readily. It is even said to strengthen teeth and bones, and to ease the symptoms of PMS.