Calling all turquoise connoisseurs.
Here is a mixed collection of turquoise stone from regions all over the world – assorted shapes and sizes - comprising – round beads to nuggets, from donuts to pebbles, from barrels to drops, silver wire-wrapped oval and various disc-shaped rocailles.
The mixture includes turquoise beads from Hubei province (China), Arizona (USA), Tibet (Asia), and among other - Mexico.
Peppered with gorgeous hues of brown and black matrix (veins), this collection of beads ranging between 8mm and 26mm in size, offers the perfect opportunity to create a bevy of ethnic or tribal-inspired jewellery.
Turquoise is a semi-precious stone known for its spiritual and energetic healing qualities and reputed to aid in stress-relief and the elimination of negative energies.
And there's no question about it, that it is also one of the most beautiful semi-precious stones in the world.
Turquoise is revered as a protective stone shield and was used by warriors and soldiers going into battle for centuries.
The semi-precious stone is found in many countries throughout the world, but some of the finest turquoise comes from dry and arid regions in the United States, Mexico, Africa, Turkey, Iran, the Himalayas, Chile and China.
The stone is easily distinguished by its unique green and blue hues and is believed to attract good fortune and its ability to guide one to a state of calm and tranquillity.
The world is your oyster, as they say, and the same can be said for the opportunities to create statement jewellery with these beautiful beads such as a bracelet, bangle, or necklace.
The entire collection of 17 beads weighs in at 45 grams.
Please also note some of the accompanying images may have been enlarged to show detail, while colours of the stones may vary slightly due to lighting variants.