This chunky chain Turquoise necklace is made of sterling silver, with chunky chain links in the front that were shaped and soldered completely by hand. The clasp was also handmade, and the accent around the stone twisted by hand. The small chain on the side/back was machine made. The total length of this necklace is about 20.5 - 21 inches.
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Turquoise is one of the oldest stones known in man's history. This stone of protection has spanned all cultures, prized as a symbol of wisdom, nobility, and power.
Turquoise has been credited for centuries of having many powers, especially of protection, but also the bringing of happiness, good fortune and luck, creativity, and friendships.