If you like jewelry that is bold and unique, this might be the necklace for you. It is made of 8mm turquoise rounds and faceted bicones, separated by a variety of pewter beads. It measures approximately 25.75 inches long. The pendant is a pewter triple spiral, also called a triskele. Although this design is usually considered Celtic, it is said to predate the Celtic period in Ireland. The pendant measures approximately 44mm or 1.73 inches in diameter.
Turquoise can range in color from a sky blue, to green/blue, to green, depending on the minerals contained in it. This beautiful stone is credited with many metaphysical properties. Turquoise is a stone of energy and communication. It is believed to clear the mind, improve communication skills, increase energy and enthusiasm, and encourage creativity. It motivates us to begin new projects, and it increases our attention to details. Turquoise is said to give us courage, bring prosperity and good fortune, and promote happiness. It fosters loyalty, friendship, cooperation, and understanding. It promotes wisdom, common sense, and compassion. Turquoise is one of the birthstones for the month of December, and it is associated with the Zodiac signs of Aquarius, Taurus, Capricorn, and Sagittarius. It is given as a gift for the 5th and 11th years of marriage. Turquoise is the Gemstone for the States of Arizona, Nevada, and New Mexico. This turquoise is stabilized to ensure that it is strong enough for long wear, as turquoise is a soft stone. This is Chinese turquoise, and not the prized Sleeping Beauty turquoise found in the Southwestern United States.