Large solid sterling silver and gold vermeil (24kt. gold heavily electroplated on solid sterling silver) gemstone brooches (rather substantial pin pendants.) All gemstones are natural and undyed.A. Inverted teardrop Chinese turquoise – silver – 2"/5cm high*B. Oval Biggs (rare) jasper* – gold vermeil – 2 1/8"/5.4cm high*C. Oval Biggs japser* – silver – 2"/5cm high_Turquoise_ is considered to be a healer of the spirit, provider of calm and peace of mind. Induces wisdom and understanding. Thought to combine the energies of the sky and earth, and considered Earth-grounding. Considered to provide strength and protection during vision quests. May enhance trust and kindness. Stimulates the throat, heart, and navel chakras (energy centers in the body.) May bring communication and creative skills to emotional situations. Opens communication, expression, mental relaxation. Used in the treatment of headaches, regeneration of tissue, and relief to skin disorders related to stress.Jasper is known as the “Supreme Nurturer.” It acts as a reminder that one is not here, on this physical plane, just for oneself, but is also to bring joy and service to others, assisting them in releasing their bonds of constraint. Jasper protects against negativity and helps one to be grounded to the stabilizing energies of the Earth. It steadies ones presence, providing a cleansing effect to smooth dysfunctional energies, and remove negativity. Jasper is a healing and sustaining stone and can help one keep their enegy high, in difficult situations. It supports tissue deterioration of the internal organs and is good for soothing the nerves. Silver encourages self-containment and inward reflection. It provides one with patience and perserverance and can be a window to the Soul. It supports ones efforts to go within and explore the deepest aspects of the Self and Nature. It assists one in perceiving the truth behind suface appearances. It aids one in exploring the deep inner realms of emotion and intuition. It is a favorite of those who honor the feminine aspect of nature. Silver brings attunement to the emotional self. It can assist one in embracing mystery and surrendering to the unknown. Can aid in cooling excess heat in the body and bolster the immune systems ability to fight infection.Gold revitalizes one’s physical energies and magnifies the power of most gemstones. It supports openness and integrity and builds confidence in the wearer. It is related to worldly knowlege and an understanding of manifestation. It carries the energy of the Sun, stimulating one’s will to grow and stretch beyond ones current experiences. Can assist one in overcoming paralysis and fear allowing one to move through difficult circumstances. It evokes strength, determination and will. Gold can augment low physical vitality and depressive tendencies.