Size: Large 10mm-L x 7mm-W x 7mm-D
Size: Small 7mm-L x 5mm-W x 5mm-D
Qty: 13 Beads / Length: 3 in.
Weight: 10 g.
Turquoise is the December/Sagittarius birthstone. Both turquoise and turkey (that great holiday bird) are derived from the country that first introduced both to Europe, Turkey! However, Turquoise is found all over the world. It has been important to Native American heritage. Their intricate, hand made jewelry has extraordinary craftsmanship that often incorporates Turquoise. It can be found in varying colors of blue and green.
Mohs' Hardness Scale: 5-6
Turquoise (blue) represents the throat chakra which is positioned at the base of the throat it controls the throat, neck, arms and the hands. Turquoise is a master healing gemstone it heals and cleanses all chakras enhancing creative expression, peace of mind, emotional balance, communication, friendship and loyalty. It is considered a sacred stone by many cultures. Turquoise is the Birthstone for December/Sagittarius, and resonates with the Astrological sign Taurus.