Turquoise - Brazilian
This material is in it's pure rough form. Known as the world's oldest gemstone, turquoise was used by ancient Egyptian and Persian rulers in ornate jewelry. The American Indians also valued this gem for it's ornamental uses.
Rock: Brazilian Turquoise
Approx Size: 1 to 3 inch size
Typical Uses: Collections, jewelry, craft projects, treasure hunts, and cabbing.
Locality: From Brazil. Upper Amazon region.
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