Turquoise has been a treasured gemstone for thousands of years; it dates back as far as 5500BC and was once more valuable than gold. Its unique opaque blue-to-green color has inspired art and can is found in palaces, jewelry, and ornaments across the globe. It has adorned the rich and powerful throughout history. It can be seen in Tutankhamun's burial mask in ancient Egypt, mosaic masks made by the Aztecs, and various essential ornaments in Persia, Mesopotamia, the Indus Valley, and even China.
It came to Europe on the Silk Road with many other treasures. The word turquoise comes from the French word turquios, meaning 'Turkish,' because the mineral first came to Europe through Turkey, from mines in historical Persia.
Throughout history, turquoise has been said to have purification properties. It dispels negative energy and can protect outside influences and pollutants. Turquoise is said to align and balance all the chakras and bringing inner calm and strength. It promotes self-knowledge as it assists innovation.
Turquoise is also said to by a symbol of friendship and has the ability to stimulate romantic love. Making turquoise the perfect material for a wedding band. We have designed our turquoise rings with care and precision to create something deserving of this beautiful and historic gemstone.
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