What is special about turquoise?
Turquoise, the captivating sea-green stone of the ancients, represents wisdom, tranquility, protection, good fortune, and hope. Ancient peoples believed in its profound power to protect, as well as its tranquil energy and its association with enduring love.
What kind of spider is turquoise?
Phidippus audax is a common W jumping spider of North America.
What is the most prized turquoise?
Blue Turquoise The most-prized turquoise color is an even, intense, medium blue, sometimes referred to as robin’s egg blue or sky blue in the trade. The traditional source for this color is the Nishapur district of Iran, so you’ll also hear it described as “Persian blue,” whether or not it was actually mined in Iran.
Is turquoise rarer than diamonds?
By definition of rarity (not market size) turquoise is rarer than diamonds. Diamonds deserve their place in the world of gemstones as a commerce gemstone. They are an easy gemstone and subject to learn about and grade.
Does soap damage turquoise?
As turquoise is so sensitive, you do not want to risk exposing it to cleaners. Things like dish soap, laundry detergent, and other cleaners can easily damage turquoise. Remove turquoise jewelry when cleaning and keep it in a safe place where it will not be exposed to any cleaners.
Can you wear turquoise in the shower?
Like many gemstones, keep turquoise away from heat, chemicals such as perfumes, cosmetics and oils. As turquoise is porous it is important to keep it away from any lotions, alcohol, perfume hair spray or other cosmetics and never wear your turquoise jewelry in the shower, hot tubs or swimming.
What powers does turquoise have?
Overall, the healing powers of Turquoise are said to open all chakras, allowing the stone’s powers of love and communication to flow through the entire being. However, healers associate the healing powers of Turquoise primarily with the Throat or 5th chakra.
How many eyes do spiders have?
And while most spiders have eight eyes arranged in pairs, not all do. Some species do not have any eyes, while others have as many as 12, National Geographic reports. Spiders that have fewer or even no eyes are still able to hunt and stalk prey, but they have different adaptations to help them find food.
What kind of spider has blue eyes?
Jumping spider (with blue eyes) – Habronattus – BugGuide.Net.
What is spiderweb turquoise?
Spiderweb Turquoise is a term used to describe turquoise that looks like a spiderweb. It is not associated with any one mine, but many mines, some of the most notable being Kingman, Number 8, Lander Blue, Lone Mountain, Candelaria and others.
What kind of turquoise is in the Rings?
Both Rings have Tibetan Spiderweb Turquoise. The Ring on the left has smoky Spider webbing in beautiful sky blue Turquoise and the Ring on the right has a more open webbing pattern in its matrix. Many people like the more open webbing patterns in Turquoise Stones and Tibet Turquoise produces a lot of material such as this, it is beautiful!
What is the color of the turquoise in the earrings?
The Turquoise Pendant on the left was Navajo Handcrafted and has a mint green Spiderweb Tortoise Turquoise Stone. The earrings on the right have Yellow Spiderweb Turquoise Stones from the Tortoise Turquoise Mine as well. Yellow Turquoise is very scarce and Yellow Spiderweb Turquoise is almost never scene.
How much does a turquoise necklace cost?
It is the most expensive American Turquoise today, (2010,) running as high as $350.00 per carat. Jewelry made with Spiderweb Lander Turquoise can get very expensive, however, if you are a Turquoise connoisseur it is priceless. Here are two Lander Blue Spiderweb Turquoise Necklaces.