These beautiful Turquoise rounds make a great addition to any beading project. Elegant and sophisticated, these natural matrix Turquoise beads are a perfect blend of sky blue, turquoise, browns, blacks, and greens. String them into a stylish necklace with pearls or black Onyx.
Color: Varies from light mint green to olive green and aqua blue.
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