Turquoise Necklace and Pendant
This necklace and pendant is made with our favorite kind of turquoise! The 31 1/2" necklace is strung with 14 Kingman turquoise stones (12 mm) and red lip luanos shell (10 mm). The spacers are 2 mm turquoise rounds, small and medium brown heishi.
The 2 3/4" x 3/4" Kingman Turquoise slab is wire wrapped and accented with onyx chips and a round onyx bead.
- The turquoise pendant can be used as an amulet to hold in your hand when trying to concentrate and enhance your intuition.
- The Diné (Navajo) link turquoise to protection and health. At birth, babies receive their first turquoise beads. The stone, in both whole and crushed form, is also included in puberty rites, marriage and initiation ceremonies, in healing ceremonies and other rituals.
- Shell and turquoise are often used together. Both allude to water, one based on origin and the other on color, with the pairing intensifying the water symbolism
Turquoise is great for working with the Throat Chakra, to foster honest and clear communication from the heart, and with Water and Air Elements. Enhancing intuition, Turquoise also enhances communication between the physical and spiritual realms. Use Turquoise to release old vows, express freely, and ease nerves when speaking in public. Turquoise is a protective stone, often being used for amulets. Turquoise is also a healing stone, providing strength and purification.