They became popular in Europe during the sixteenth century. Artists would paint tiny portraits of loved ones, to be carried in what was called a "locket ring, " which was popular during the Renaissance. The world has had a fascination for turquoise for over 7000 years. The oldest known example of any jewelry was a carved turquoise and gold bracelet found on the mummy of an Egyptian queen.In the American Southwest, Native Americans have mined turquoise since prehistoric times. Many legends surround turquoise, it is believed to bring good fortune and health. While turquoise was once used as currency in the American Southwest, it has been treasured as an adornment throughout the centuries worldwide. The evolution of turquoise jewelry from its appeal as southwestern, Native American or tourist jewelry, to one of the most coveted gems set in designer jewelry worldwide. Coveted, that is, only if you are talking about true, genuine turquoise.
And so our turquoise love story continues. While the demand for turquoise has increased dramatically, the supply of genuine turquoise is limited. The item "Vintage Taxco Mexican sterling Silver Turquoise Poison Pill Ring gemstone" is in sale since Friday, August 31, 2018. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Ethnic, Regional & Tribal\Mexican\Rings". The seller is "4744366" and is located in Andover, Massachusetts.
This item can be shipped to North, South, or Latin America, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, Australia.