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Turquoise

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Turquoise has long been appreciated as a holy stone, a good-luck-charm or a talisman. It is believed to promote good fortune, happiness, and long life. The name turquoise undoubtedly comes from turc (Turkish in French) as it was transported to Europe through Turkey. It gives strengthening power to entire body of wearer.

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Promotes nutrient absorption, tissue. Regeneration, circulation, aligns subtle bodies. Turquoise protects against harm. Environmental pollutants. Increases psychic communication skills. Turquoise brings happiness and good fortune. The color of turquoise ranges from sky-blue through various shades of green to greenish plus yellowish grey. Also founded in sky blue through bluish green, apple green, pale blue to bright blue colors. Turquoise is opaque except in the thinnest splinters, and has a feeble, faintly waxy lustre. Turquoise, hydrated copper and aluminium phosphate [CuAl6(PO4)4(OH)8*4H2O], that is extensively used as a gemstone. It is a secondary mineral deposited from circulating waters, and it occurs chiefly as an opaque, granular vein running through a host rock. Turquoise along with zircon are birthstones of Sagittarius (Archer): Nov. 22-Dec. 21. Turquoise is the anniversary gemstone for the 5th year of marriage.

Turquoise is an important gemstone. The stone’s color and lustre tend to deteriorate with exposure to sunlight, heat, or various weak acids. Avoid hot water and household chemicals while using it. It’s relatively soft so avoid scratches and sharp blows. Make sure certain coatings aren’t removed. It helps one to hold their personal power. The stone could be used by a Shaman to hold information about healing herbs and techniques. Its bright color has afforded it important gem use throughout several ancient civilizations, and today it remains an important yet affordable gemstone. Turquoise gemstones are usually cabochons and beads, but may also be ornate carvings of animals and flowers. Turquoise specimens are also popular among mineral collectors, and the crystallized form from Virginia is especially highly desired and valuable.

No wonder there are turquoise stones that look white streaks. Turquoise stone has various shades, the most common is a cobweb pattern against the backdrop of blue or green. Turquoise is the primary color blue as the sky, light blue to green to light green. The blue color comes from copper, ferum (iron), and aluminum. Turquoise or Turquoise stone Semanjung came from Persia (Iran, Israel, Afghanistan, Sinai), Nevada, Carlifornia, New Mexico, and Arizona. The Persians classified turquoise into three quality groups:

  • Angushtari: This is first quality, suitable for the finest jewelry. These stones had the rich blue “Persian Turquoise” color with little marking or matrix.
  • Barkhaneh: This is second-quality turquoise, much like Angushtari but with more markings and matrix.
  • Arabic: These stones were considered third-rate due to a pale blue or green shade or unwanted speckles. Spots in Persian turquoise tend to be white, not black.

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Color

Green, Cobweb Green, Cobweb Rama-blue, Cyan

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