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Sterling silver, real Turquoise and man made Opal.
Flower pendant measures approximately 7/8" long and 7/8" at widest point.
This lovely hair band will definitely attract plenty of attention! This piece is hand crafted out of genuine sterling silver, real Turquoise and man made Opal inlay. The inlay is carefully set in hand cut bezel, while hand crafted silver work forms a beautiful flower design for a delightful look. Black elastic hair band is included and is removable. The pendant is stamped Sterling and is hallmarked.
Turquoise is the birthstone of December. It is believed that turquoise tends to bring good fortune, strength and helps overcome illness. Turquoise got its name from the Levantine traders called Turks who brought the stone to Europe from Persia via Turkey centuries ago. Native Americans have prized turquoise since the time of the Aztecs, who mined it in New Mexico. The natural variations that occur in turquoise are part of their appeal and beauty.
Most people know Opal for its distinctive play of color, it is a semi-transparent solidified mineral composed of silicon and water, and it gets its name from the Latin word "Oplus" meaning precious stone. Opal is the birthstone for October. It is believed to release self-consciousness allowing spontaneous action, and awakens psychic and mystical qualities.