Locations: USA, Egypt, Mexico, China, Iran, Peru, Poland, Russia, France, Tibet, Afghanistan

Hardness: 5 to 6

Astrological sign of: Sagittarius, Pisces & Scorpio

Turquoise promotes friendship, loyalty, self-realization, romantic love and purification. It can help alleviate Depression and mood swings. the stone bridges heaven and earth and is sacred to the Native Americans. Turquoise is protective and promotes spiritual attunement. Turquoise shows how the creation of our “fate” depends on what we do each moment. Turquoise is a healer of the spirit, bringing peace of mind. It has been known to guide one through the unknown, protecting while promoting independence.