Gemstone Jewelry

Quick Facts About Turquoise Jewelry

Turquoise is a beautiful and unique treat to the eyes. This stunning gemstone has a blue to green color that stands out amongst other pieces. It is a unique gemstone that has hydrated phosphate, copper, and aluminum mineral.

Turquoise is in an opaque form, not in crystal form. Large amounts of turquoise is found in Iran, Egypt, some states of the USA (like Arizona,) Tibet, Afghanistan, India, China, and Bulgaria.

A Little History

Turquoise was discovered very early in Iran. It was first brought to Europe in the 17th century through Turkey and that’s why it was named “turquoise” which was derived from the word “Turkish” in French.  This beautiful gemstone has been used in jewelry ever since. It is also considered to be one of the first rare gemstones to be mined. Turquoise was largely used in Egyptian jewelry and artifacts such as decorating utensils for their Pharaohs.

Spiritual Qualities

Turquoise is a stone of positivity, light, brightness and it is also believed to be the symbol of “heaven on earth”. It protects the wearer from outside dangers, not just physical but it also protects one’s mind from negativity and darkness.

Turquoise is said to bring someone out from depression and it is the stone that provides stability in one’s mind. It gives the strength to deal in a perplexing situation and prevents panicking. 

Turquoise is also a symbol of a true and long-lasting friendship. It is said to resolve the issues between friends and lovers beautifully.

Interesting Facts

Here are some interesting facts about turquoise gemstone that we would love to share with you:

  • Turquoise can fluoresce under UV light.
  • Turquoise is the only gemstone that has a color named after it. There is no other gemstone that has an official color named after them.
  • Turquoise is also known as “Sky Stone”.

Turquoise Jewelry

The colorful, bright turquoise jewelry is loved by so many of us. The gemstone looks stunning when paired with silver or platinum metal. You’ll find that turquoise jewelry is often made in large, chunky statement pieces which makes this type of jewelry unique. Also, many pieces have a Southwestern style that draw many fans to this stone.

Many of our favorite celebrities have been seen wearing this dynamic turquoise gemstone. Blake Lively was looking stunning wearing a chunky turquoise bracelet and nice dangling turquoise earrings in contrast to her purple dress. Other celebs like Cameron Diaz, Kim Kardashian, Taylor Swift, Megan Fox, Emma Roberts, Paris Hilton, and Scarlet Johansson have also rocked their looks at different events wearing spectacular turquoise jewelry.

From vintage to modern, the turquoise gemstone is perfect for any kind of jewelry. So wear this awesome gemstone to not only look fabulous but get its amazing spiritual benefits.

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