Turquoise is an opaque, bluish-green mineral, a hydrated copper & aluminium phosphate, with a high aluminium content. The natural gemstone is rare and has been prized as an ornamental gemstone for thousands of years because of its unique hue. It is considered to bring peace of mind, relieve stress and promote self-confidence. In Persia, at the time of Alexander the Great, turquoise was used on engagement rings, since according to the tradition, it signified trustworthy relationships.
Apatite is a mineral the name of which is of Greek origin. It is usually translucent and can be found in green-blue. It often displays a red iridescence and the star effect, known as asterism. It has a hardness of 5 and a specific gravity of 3.2. Due to its low hardness it is brittle and is not often used in the jewelry industry.
Tourmaline comprises a large range of sodium minerals and is available in a plethora ofcolors. This mineral is hard and transparent and very resistant to oxidation. Its name is derived from the Sinhalese word “tourmali”, which means “mixed”. It is supposed to strengthen the nervous system. Tourmalines are encountered across all geological formations in America and Indonesia.Πράσινη τουρμαλίνη έχει χαλαρωτικές ιδιότητες τόσο για το σώμα όσο και για το πνεύμα.
Inclusions, cracks and breakage surfaces are a natural phenomenon and should never be associated with wear and tear.