Turquoise was initially found more than 7500 years ago and it has been very popular globally within many different cultures including the Romans, the Ancient Egyptians, Native American Indians, Aztecs, Incas and early Tibetans.
The gemstone was valued highly due to its amazing visual beauty, and the rich symbolism and deep spiritual significance it held for the people. In modern times turquoise is a highly sought after gemstone in modern jewellery. Turquoise is formed naturally within rocks in dry parts of the world including parts of North America, Mexico and Egypt. Many different shades of turquoise can be formed, from stunning blues to serene greens. Blue stones in particular are rare in nature and so it is the sky blue variety that you usually see within jewellery.