Azure sky, robin’s egg blue: Vivid shades of turquoise define the color that’s named after this gem.
|Mohs Hardness||5.00 - 6.00|
|Chemical Composition||CuAl6(PO4)4 (OH)8.5H2O|
Belief & Birthstone
|Color||Positioned between blue and green in the color wheel, turquoise is a mixture of pale blue and green or blue with a small amount of yellow.|
|Clarity||Turquoise is generally opaque|
|Cut||Traditionally, turquoise has a cabochon cut – a smooth, rounded dome shape with a good polish.|