Turquoise is a soft opaque gemstone, formed by volcanic rock reacting to water-brought copper deposits. As genuine turquoise is expensive, reconstituted turquoise is common – crafted from real turquoise chips fused with other stone. Turquoise has always been used to protect the wearer from danger, attract wealth, and warn as a talisman or good luck charm.

This beautiful necklace is made up of about 31 genuine 14mm 12mm x 8mm Chinese turquoise nuggets. Very...