Turquoise is found in Arizona, Mexico, Tibet, Myanmar, China, Israel, and Poland.
On the Mohs scale of hardness, it is a 5 to 6.
The colors range from green and greenish blue to sky blue shades.
Helps in the treatment of throat and lung infections, alleviates stomach aches, rheumatism, and gout.
Psychologically, it lifts depression, gives self-confidence and promotes endurance.
Avoid direct sunlight and exposure to heat.
Also protect from hard knocks and contact with chemicals.
Clean by gently scrubbing with a designated soft “baby” toothbrush and mild dish soap (not lemon scented) and warm water.
Do not use an ultrasonic or steamer.