Turquoise

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Turquoise is one of the oldest known gems – old as time and timeless! It is the original birthstone for those born in the month of December. The Egyptians were mining turquoise in 3200 BC in the Sinai. The stone was thought to promote prosperity and to offer protection from evil.
Turquoise is porous and should be kept away from heat and household chemicals. The major mining sources for turquoise are USA, Australia, Chile, China and Mexico.

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