"A turquoise given by a loving hand carries with it happiness and good fortune."
Turquoise is sacred Native Americans and they referred to it as a shaman’s stone. These stones were believed to have strong metaphysical properties for spiritual growth.
Turquoise is one of the softer gems, with a rating between 5 and 6. It should be handled with care and stored separately from harder gemstones.
It takes millions of years and the right conditions for turquoise to be formed. The blue color can be attributed to the presence of copper, the green hue due to the presence of aluminum.
Tibetans revere the gemstone as a talisman of good fortune.