The blue and green mix of turquoise is often associated with a clear tropical ocean, and it's no wonder that this beautiful gem has been used in crafting stunning jewelry for centuries. Turquoise earrings can be a fantastic adornment to many different looks, and the gem particularly flatters and compliments those with blond or brown hair. Turquoise earrings have been given as a gift to bring luck and good fortune, as they have been historically recognized as a good luck charm, so whether you're choosing a gift for friends or family, or even for yourself, turquoise earrings are ideal for someone embarking on a new chapter in life.
The gem has been worn by ancient Egyptian monarchs and Aztec royalty, and turquoise was known as a sign of nobility and refinement, and this is a tradition than continues to this day, and in fact, opulent turquoise jewelry was discovered in the tomb of King Tutankhamen, the child pharaoh that ruled the Egyptian empire from the age of eight, until his untimely passing, just ten years later.
In whatever form it's worm, turquoise makes an elegant addition to any jewelry collection, and goes well with both casual and formal wear, and we have Turkey to thank for this beautiful stone, as it was first brought to Europe and became known around the rest of the world through traders that arrived in Turkey. The name "turquoise" in fact means "Stone of Turkey" in old French.
Whether you want an elegant addition to your collection or are simply searching for a meaningful and symbolic way to wish someone luck or good fortune, then you simply cannot go wrong with the sheer beauty of turquoise.