Nepali Turquoise Pendant on White Magnesite Statement Necklace
* Necklace Length: 16 inches * Pendant Drop: 1.75 inches * Pendant Width: 1.25 inches * Turquoise Tibetan Silver Pendant Handmade in Nepal * White Magnesite * 24k Gold Plated Lobster Claw Clasp
This pendant is handcrafted in Nepal out of Tibetan silver and turquoise. The metalwork done here is repousse - an ancient form of bas relief sculpture.
TURQUOISE got its name from early trade routes - Europeans ended up getting the stone from the Turkish bazaars. Turquoise has been a prominent stone throughout most cultures for thousands of years. It is seen as a symbol of wisdom and nobility.