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Natural Sleeping Beauty Turquoise Nugget | Rough Turquoise Stone | Jewelry Making and Wire Wraping Supply | Miner Specimen #4

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Made in Show Low, Arizona

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Natural Turquoise Nuggets, Unstabilized

Size: approx 20mm
Weight: total 15ct
Locality: Sleeping Beauty Mine, Globe Az.

Turquoise Fact...
• Turquoise was one of the first gemstones ever mined dating back to 6000 BC in the Sinai Peninsula.

• The tomb of the Egyptian Queen Zer who ruled around 5500 BCE was unearthed in 1900. A turquoise and gold bracelet was found on her wrist making this one of the oldest pieces of jewelry on earth.

• In Mexico the Aztecs began mining turquoise between 900 and 1000 CE often fashioning it into elaborate masks.

• Turquoise played a substantial role in several Native American cultures and symbolized the union and balance between the Earth and sky. During the 16th century tribe members used turquoise as currency.

• The Anasazi tribe mined turquoise in Arizona New Mexico and Colorado. The city of Chaco Canyon's economy was largely based on the turquoise trade and gems from this area were distributed along the trade routes of the American continent. Specimens have been located as far away as the Mayan city of Chichén Itzá in the Yucatán.

• The Navajo believed turquoise fell from the sky and protected against demons.

• Apache warriors believed that wearing turquoise improved their hunting. Affixing turquoise to a bow meant that the arrows shot from it would always hit their mark.

• Turquoise is used to correct imbalance and bring peace of mind.

• Crystal healers use turquoise to ward off depression exhaustion and panic attacks. It is also thought to be helpful to the respiratory system and fight allergy symptoms. (www.shoplc.com)


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