Turquoise and Silver Drop Hoops

1.75 inch diameter

Turquoise Stone & 925 Silver  

// About Turquoise

This is one of the most popular and famous of all gemstones worldwide. This sky blue colored gem is a classic gemstone and has been revered for thousands of years. Turquoise is a gemstone with great diversity as jewelers add it to necklaces, bracelets, rings, and earrings. The stone is also a popular material for art pieces, trade, and religion. One of the great benefits to a Turquoise Jewelry purchase is that the stone's color allows jewelers to use a variety of materials for the settings. For instance, the stone pairs well with gold, white gold, and platinum along with stainless steel and of course is most famous for being set in Sterling Silver Jewelry.

Turquoise is December's birthstone and recommended for a couple’s fifth wedding anniversary. With the gem in high demand and being much rarer than most people know, buyers must carefully assess a stone for quality. When shopping for Turquoise, review each stone’s signature color and the surrounding matrix. A buyer should also asses the stone's luster, a natural gemstone will have a much higher shine and glassy look. The higher the grade of Turquoise, the harder, and therefore greater shine the stone will have. Turquoise will vary in color from deep green to light blue while the surrounding hues may feature brown, white or black. Some gems may not feature varying colors within the stone. Keep in mind that the surrounding color does not cause the value of the gem to decrease. In fact, spiderweb Turquoise is some of the rarest and most valuable Turquoise there is. Therefore, individuals should decide whether they like more or less color variation in their turquoise jewelry.