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The word Turquoise means "Turkish stone." It got this name from the trade route from Turkey that was used to bring this intense blue stone to Europe. Turquoise also comes from Tibet, China, Africa, Arizona and Iran. Other names for turquoise were "Skystone", "Stone of Sky" and "Fallen Skystone".
Turquoise comes in different colors such as dark blue-green, sky blue, and apple green. Some Turquoises have black veins. Some kinds of turquoise are sleeping beauty turquoise, kingsman turquoise and spider web turquoise. Turquoise is a birthstone of December.
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Wearing turquoise jewelry was believed to confer foresight , is considered to be a source of good fortune, happiness, beauty, good health,and long life. , protects the wearer from danger. , indicates a lover's faithlessness or a friend's disaffection , make its wearer wealthy
Turquoise is considered one of the four sacred stones of the Navajo. The Navajo has regarded the Turquoise as a valuable talisman for many centuries. The Navajo kept pieces of turquoise with them at all times, because they believed that it bought them closer to the god and kept them from harm. They also believed that if Turquoise was attached to the bow, it would give them accuracy in shooting arrows. A legend describes that when the Indian peopled danced and rejoiced when the rains came, their tears of joy mixed with the rains and seeped into the earth to become Turquoise.
Buddhists considered the turquoise a sacred stone. It was believed that the magical powers of the turquoise he wore helped Buddha defend and kill the monster that attacked him.
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