Turquoise was initially discovered more than 7500 years ago and has held immense significance to many cultures including the Romans, Ancient Egyptians, Native American Indians, Aztecs, Incas and early Tibetans.
People treasured the gemstone for it’s visual beauty and the rich symbolism and deep spiritual meaning it had for them. Today turquoise is a very popular gemstone in modern jewellery. Turquoise forms naturally inside rocks within dry climates in various countries including North America, Mexico and Egypt. It can differ in colour, with various shades of blue to green. Blue stones are scarce in nature and often the it is the sky blue variety that you will find within jewellery.