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December's birthstone is Turquoise


Turquoise is renowned for its captivating blue and green hues, reminiscent of the clear skies and tranquil waters. The colour ranges from pale blue to vibrant green, often exhibiting a marbled or web-like matrix, adding to its distinctive charm. Its soothing colour has made it a favorite gemstone for centuries.

Turquoise has been revered by ancient cultures as a talisman of protection and wisdom. It is believed to guard against negative energies and bring good fortune to its wearer. Turquoise is also associated with communication, self-expression, and the amplification of spiritual insight.

We have a fantastic selection of Turquoise jewellery. Please feel free to call in and browse at your leisure or contact us for any special requirements involving this stunning stone.

Turquoise has a rich historical significance, dating back thousands of years. It has been cherished by civilisations such as the ancient Egyptians, Native Americans, Persians, and Aztecs. These cultures considered Turquoise a sacred stone, often adorning ceremonial objects, jewellery, and architectural structures with it.

Turquoise is found in various regions around the world, including the United States (Arizona, Nevada, and New Mexico), Iran, China, and Egypt. Traditional mining methods involve careful extraction by hand, as Turquoise can be fragile. Today, both traditional and modern techniques are used to recover this precious gemstone.

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