1970's handmade cross pendant. Made of solid sterling silver with genuine Persian turquoise.The large cross measures 3-1/4" x 2-1/4" and has a heavy feel. The simple design of the cross features deep stamping and round beads surrounding the oval stones. The is a large hook on the back of the cross that can be used to hook over a chain or bead necklace.This can be switched to traditional bail if needed. Please call if you have any questions.
STONE: (Persian Turquoise) Persia is known to have some of the world’s oldest Natural Turquoise mines in the world. Perhaps the first type of turquoise that was introduced into western culture through the Silk Road.The word turquoise was coined when Persian Turquoise was brought from Turkey mines in historic Khorasan, a province of Persia.