The Lore And Beauty Of Turquoise

Written by Lee Dobbins

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Turquoise is mined in many places aroundrepparttar world including Iran, China, Turkey, Persia, Egypt adnNorth America. The color ofrepparttar 135831 stone depends onrepparttar 135832 minerals that are inrepparttar 135833 ground. Blue stones are found where copper is present, green stones are found where iron is present a yellowish green stone which is quite rare is found where zinc is present andrepparttar 135834 White Buffalo turquoise found in Nevada is mined where there are no minerals present.

If you wear turquoise jewelry, take care to clean it carefully. This porous stone can be easily damaged if submerged in chemical cleaners. Never use steam or ultrasonic cleaners for your gemstone jewelry. The gentlest method of cleaning is to dip a Q-tip in warm soapy water and wiperepparttar 135835 stone with that - wipe again with plain water to remove any soap residue.

Lee Dobbins is owner and editor of Artisan Jewelry Online where you can learn more about turquoise jewelry.

Conclusion to Laura Hickey's Don't Go In for Kids Short Story is Now Available!

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"Don't Go In" from her book: Mysterious Chills and Thrills for Kids! to read more from Laura Hickey.

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