is the jewelry maker's friend - every buyer appreciates it, and the gem always looks good, however it's used. Turquoise is the birthstone for December.
What is turquoise?
Turquoise is a soft, opaque gems
tone, formed by volcanic rock reacting to copper deposits brought by water. Color ranges from blue-green, to yellow-green with grey, black or brown veining.
Most turquoise these days is dyed, especially non-green colored. As genuine turquoise
is expensive, reconstituted turquoise is common - crafted from real turquoise chips fused with other stones to cut cost. Some very cheap beads called 'turquoise', are really howlite. A silicate mineral that looks very similar. However, howlite makes an excellent substitute, as it costs less, dyes easily, and has similar properties to genuine turquoise.
Turquoise has been found in 5,000-year-old Egyptian tombs and the Tibetans used it as currency centuries ago. North Africa and the Middle East hold large deposits, but most turquoise today originates from Burma and is carved in China. Turquoise didn't reach Europe until the crusades when the name originated, meaning 'Turkish stone'.
Every type and color of turquoise is available in both strand and loose form, in all sizes. If you're buying wholesale it's usually cheapest to purchase by weight, then by strand. Loose turquoise beads
will cost you more, but if you only need a few, especially larger sizes, then this will suit you best. When designing handcrafted turquoise jewelry, try mixing different size and shapes of a similar stone.
Ancient doctors thought turquoise prevented injury and ground it into a powder to cure stomach disorders, internal bleeding, and insect bites. Turquoise has always been used to protect the wearer from danger, attract wealth, and warn as a talisman or good luck charm. Some believe it will fade when danger or illness is near, or a lover is unfaithful. It's also said to protect against pollution and strengthen the body.
Turquoise & pearl
Turquoise and pearl go well together - creating natural, expensive-looking, quality jewelry fast to sell and ideal for gifts. Always present your design in a nice box to reflect its value. Turquoise also looks great with red coral, creating jewelry with mystique, giving a Tibetan effect.
Turquoise is porous, so contact with liquids, oils or even perspiration should be avoided. This is why it's often impregnated with plastic, colorless oil or wax to improve color and durability. Jewelry should be removed before washing. Untreated turquoise will eventually turn green.
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