Turquoise is so versatile, it’s use in popular fashion has spanned thousands of years! Thought of as a protection and calming stone, the reverence for Turquoise can be seen across the world in almost every single culture.
Quantity: Approx. 136 per strand
Mineralogy: Turquoise is a hydrous basic phosphate consisting of mainly copper and aluminum but may contain small amounts of iron. Turquoise forms as a secondary mineral in the zone of alteration in disseminated hydrothermal replacement deposits. The mineral varies significantly in color from dull bluish-green to apple-green to almost black-green; however, gem quality coloring is primarily sky blue and bright blue.
Metaphysical Properties: Protection, Communication, Calm well-being