Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Turquoise

Turquoise

Turquoise a is beautiful gemstone that comes in just what the name states; Turquoise. A spotless blue is very rare as is certain shades of green. It is opaque, waxy and is on the softer side. It is the birthstone for the month of December and the 11th wedding anniversary stone. Turquoise is on of the most popular bead gemstones and it is very common to be used in necklaces and other jewelry. The very best Turquoise comes from Iran but most of it comes from America and Mexico now. It is one of the oldest known gemstones. Turquoise is believed to help pain and cramps and has anti-inflammatory and detoxifying effects. Alleviates rheumatism, gout, stomach problems, viral infections and increases muscle growth and strength.