Blend your contemporary style with a pop of southwest with this sterling silver pendant necklace featuring rare Colorado Manassa turquoise. Modern yet versatile, this American turquoise necklace can be worn at work or to your favorite social events.
The Manassa Turquoise, originally called the Lickskillet Mine, was one of the first Turquoise deposits found in Colorado and the Southwest. The Manassa mine is believed to have first been mined by the Anasazi Indians. Manassa turquoise was mined up until the late 1990's. (Source: Durango Silver Company).
Turquoise, a birthstone for December, is highly regarded in Native American cultures as a stone of healing and protection. This stone is also associated with the throat (5th) chakra, thus aiding in authentic communication.