Turquoise is found in many locations around the world. The stone has been used by many different Southwest Indians including the Hopi, Zuni and Navajo Indians. They are famous for their silverwork with the turquoise stone and with other stones including black jet, mother of pearl shell, pink mussel shell, oyster shell, abalone shell, red coral, sugilite, malachite and lapis and more recently with gemstones from around the world. Turquoise is considered on of the birthstones for December. It has also been a fashionable accessory stone for many years.
Some believe turquoise may be used to help with exhaustion, it may also help with minor aches and pains. It may also be used as a mood enhancer, it may help one to lead a happier life.
- Set in Sterling Silver
- Dimensions of stone in setting 8 mm x 8 mm x 5 mm
- Size 6.75
- Features a genuine stone
- This item includes an information card about the stone
- A certificate of authenticity is included with this item
This stone requires special care - exposure to water and other chemicals, such as lotions or perfumes, will damage it over time. If you polish the jewellery, avoid polishing the stone itself. A silver-cleaning dip should never be used with this piece.