Size: 8mm-L x 8mm-W x 3mm-D
Qty: 20 Beads / Length: 6 in.
Weight: 8 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 (green) represents the heart chakra, which is positioned at the center of the chest. It governs the sense of touch. Turquoise is a master healing stone. It heals and cleanses all chakras - enhancing creative expression, emotional balance and friendship. It is considered a sacred stone by many cultures. Turquoise is the birthstone for December/ Sagittarius.