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Compostela earrings, turquoise + silver

TCG00862

Compostela earrings, turquoise + silver TCG00862

A unique jewellery gift with meaning

These beautiful sterling-silver scallop shell and turquoise earrings make a unique and eye-catching gift. The shell shape is symbolic of El Camino de Santiago (the 1,000-year-old route to the great Cathedral city of Santiago de Compostela) and, along with the addition of the real turquoise gems, they make a truly stunning piece of jewellery with meaning. Some 200,000 travellers journey along the Way of St James each year from all over the world, and many carry with them a scallop shell symbol like the ones in these earrings. And Turquoise is also said to be a lucky stone, and supposedly a stone of happiness (partly because it is historically a symbol of love).

:)- Gift-Wrapped

:)- Optional information card about Santiago and El Camino (free)

:)- Personal message can be added

:)- Rapid shipping


Wish your friends and loved-ones well by sending them this beautiful and meaningful present. It could make the ideal gift for any special event / occasion. Turquoise has been prized for thousands of years and is said to have a calming effect and to be a stone of protection. As the modern birthstone for December, it would make an ideal Christmas gift for people born December 23 and January 20.

Dimensions: The earrings measure approx 58mm in length including the sterling silver wires. They consist of turquoise gemstones, silver-coated washers and sterling silver scallop shells and earwires.

The 1,000-year-old Way of St. James (El Camino de Santiago - in Spanish), criss-crosses Western Europe, arriving at Santiago de Compostela in Northern Spain on the Atlantic coast. At least 200,000 people travel to the city each year from all over the world: Some people walk, others travel by bike. Many travellers choose to do the Camino for personal, rather than any spiritual or religious reasons - taking time out from their busy, modern lives and perhaps finding inspiration along the way, whilst reflecting on their lives in a supportive environment. Many carry with them a Scallop shell symbol like this. Everyone experiences the journey in a different way.

Gift these delightful scallop and turquoise earrings to inspire your friends. They come gift-wrapped, like all our presents - and we can print a personal message on your behalf.

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More information about Spain's Concha scallop shell of St James - La vieira concha de Santiago

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A beautiful and eye-catching gift with meaning Compostela earrings, turquoise + silver Close-up of the sterling silver scallop shell Information card that can be sent with the gift Turquoise - the birthstone for December We are "Amigos del Camino" - Friends of the Camino Compostela earrings, turquoise + silver