Vintage Sterling & Turquoise Ring
Vintage style is back! This hand crafted ring from the 1960's boast a large light blue turquoise stone with brown golden and white veining. With a rope accent hugging the stone and a thick split side band. It is nice and long and will accent your finger perfectly. Belonging to an amazing lady named Margaret who lived in Santa Fe. Her family traveled from Mexico by buggy to settle here in NM. When she grew up, she became a social worker and adopted a baby boy named David who became an archaeologist. Her family is one of the first to settle in Santa Fe and have continued roots in the historic downtown area.
The stone is in very good condition with NO cracks or breaks, only very mild wear to the natural veins and to and along the side with absolutely NO structural integrity issues. Some mild scratching to the metal with NO breaks. Let this beauty become one of your everyday pieces.
* Solid Sterling Silver (tested)
* Natural Turquoise
* No Maker's Mark
* Face Measures approx. 1 3/8 inches x 5/8" inch wide
* 11. 80 grams
* c. 1960's
Turquoise is a purification stone. It dispels negative energy and can be worn to protect against outside influences or pollutants in the atmosphere. Turquoise balances and aligns all the chakras, stabilizing mood swings and instilling inner calm. It is excellent for depression and exhaustion, it also has the power to prevent panic attacks. Turquoise promotes self-realization and assists creative problem solving. It is a symbol of friendship, and stimulates romantic love.
Turquoise aids in the absorption of nutrients, enhances the immune system, stimulates the regeneration of tissue, and heals the whole body. It contains anti-inflammatory and detoxifying effects, and alleviates cramps and pain. Turquoise purifies lungs, soothes and clears sore throats, and heals the eyes, including cataracts. It neutralizes over-acidity, benefits rheumatism, gout, stomach problems, and viral infections.
Silver assists in increasing perception and helps to regulate emotional and intuitive energies. It provides for a very strong connection between the physical and astral bodies. It can be used as a mirror to the soul, one to stimulate seeing oneself from outside of the body.
Silver, when used with gemstones, is able to both attract and retain those qualities which are emitted by the stone. The silver provides a steadying influence. It performs a balancing act by drawing negativity from the body while transferring the positive energies of other minerals. Silver is known to enhance the powers of the moon and is excellent for use in energizing other stones during the full and new moons.
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