Turquoise (Firoza) is a natural, light blue to deep bluish-green colored, semi-precious gemstone variety of the Phosphate mineral family. It is said to have numerous astrological and healing benefits. In western astrology, Turquoise gemstone is worn as the December month birthstone.
Turquoise ( Firoza In Hindi ) might lack the sparkle and clarity of transparent colored gemstones like Ruby, Emerald, and Sapphire, but its multi-layered history and soul-satisfying color make it a desirable gem. Its color can range from dull greens to grass greens to a bright, medium-toned, sky blue. People value Turquoise highly for its combination of ancient heritage and unforgettable color. The traditional source for the top color, sometimes described as robin’s-egg blue or sky blue, is the Nishapur district of Iran, the country formerly known as Persia. So, quite often, you’ll hear people in the trade call turquoise of this beautiful color “Persian blue”. Other sources of Turquoise are Arizona, Tibet, Mexico etc. Buy Turquoise Stone online. Top-quality turquoise has inspired designers to create elegant jewelry. It is most often cut into cabochons, beads or flat pieces for inlays. Turquoise is relatively soft, so it’s ideal for carving. So, Artists choose turquoise as a medium for carved jewelry and art objects. Buy high-quality Turquoise Stones online at best price. Turquoise is fairly soft—ranks at 5 to 6 on Moh’s scale of hardness. Refractive Index (RI) range of Turquoise is 1.61 – 1.65 & Specific Gravity (SG) is 2.60 – 2.85 (Varies with Porosity). Turquoise owes its texture to its structure and composition. Turquoise is Cryptocrystalline, the aggregate of microscopic crystals that form a solid mass. If the crystals are packed closely together, the material is less porous, so it has a finer texture. Fine-textured turquoise has an attractive, waxy luster when it’s polished. Turquoise with a less-dense crystal structure has higher porosity and coarser texture, resulting in a dull luster when it’s polished. In turquoise, low porosity and fine texture are more valuable than high porosity and coarse texture. Turquoise is generally embedded in its host rock. Turquoise deposits usually form in iron-rich limonite or sandstone. Limonite creates dark brown markings in turquoise, while sandstone creates tan markings. These markings are remnants of the host rock within the turquoise, seen as surface veins similar to the web like pattern called Matrix. Order Customized Turquoise Stone Ring Online at best Price.