Turquoise's history runs long and deep, tracing back to 4,000 BC. It is a stone who's healing powers and benefits have been passed down through the ages. As one of the most ancient gems known to man, it was discovered that turquoise jewelry was first worn by ancient Egyptians. The most powerful of kings and Shamans have long taken advantage of the benefits of Turquoise as it one of the oldest protection amulets.
Recognized as a symbol of wealth in myriad ancient cultures, the wealthy have always coveted it. Considered a stone that guarantees health, good fortune, and protection from evil, Tibet declared Turquoise as its national gem and Native Americans used it in ceremonies.
It's strengthening and healing qualities assist in combining the energies of the Spiritual and the Earthly. Turquoise jewelry heals the spirit by providing wisdom and trustworthiness in whoever wears it. It is a wonderful stone for aiding in communication and is excellent for those who write in their a profession.
Turquoise jewelry makes for a very thoughtful gift; it is an immensely personal and meaningful stone and is said to transform to match the essence of its owner. It is the traditional birthstone for the month of December and the gem that symbolizes the 11th anniversary.