Vein Gold in a Turquoise Matrix
Turquoise and Gold Matrix Pear Cabochon
Depth top to flat bottom: 7.09mm
Yes, natural gold veins.
This is now one of the rarest specimens in the World.
Under 20 exist world wide.
Turquoise is one of the oldest gemstones in world history.
Worn by kings, shamans, and warriors of the Native American Culture.
It is a stone of medicine, protection, healing to the Spirit.
Believed to be created by Creator and dropped to Mother Earth.
Turquoise remains one of the top ten gemstones sought around the world.
Most turquoise is mounted in sterling silver and the old pawn pieces are becoming rare finds.
American mined turquoise remains the most sought after because most mines are closed or depleted
Historically, turquoise was first used by the Native Indians around 200BC.
The Persian scholar Al-Qazwini, for example, wrote: ‘The hand that wears a turquoise and seals with it will never see poverty.’
Turquoise stones were often worn on the turban, and surrounded with pearls to protect their wearer. Turquoise also adorned daggers, sabres and was made into wearable items. During the time of the crusades turquoise stones came to Europe. And, it is from that event that the name ‘turquoise’ originated, meaning ‘Turkish’.
The Aztecs in Mexico used turquoise to decorate objects and their ceremonial masks. Turquoise was holy according to their beliefs. The Indians of North America believed that the turquoise gemstone opens up a direct connection between Grandfather and Mother Earth.
Turquoise is a copper aluminum phosphate with a hardness of 6 on the scale.
The blue comes from copper and the green hues form from bits of iron. This forms a matrix!
Turquoise is the one of the official birth stones for the month of December.
When it was adopted by the American National Association of Jewelers in 1912
Turquoise became also the known and accepted Planetary stone for Aquarius, Taurus and Sagittarius.
Most veined turquoise has been mined only within the United States that has the veined matrix people want.
Clearly, the matrix with yellow-fools gold is highly sought for jewelry.
The discovery of this matrix to have Genuine Vein Gold Matrix is a World Wide Rare Event.
We are honored to be able to offer ONE OF THE RAREST GEMSTONES ON EARTH