Mojave Purple Turquoise
Mojave Purple Turquoise Bolo TiesTurquoise is a phosphate of aluminum with copper and traces of iron. This unique Mohave turquoise is crafted through a process that uses a hydraulic press to assemble turquoise nuggets together along with introducing the bronze metal matrix throughout the brick of turquoise. Once the turquoise is pressed or assembled, it is stabilized to harden the stone. Currently, this is the only product on the market that features real Arizona turquoise and real metal matrix.
Turquoise has long been associated with gods and goddesses in cultures spanning the globe--in ancient Egypt, Persia, China and the Americas. To the Egyptians, the stone was seen as a symbol of rebirth. The Sun God Ra's hair was said to be made from the stone. The Aztecs offered a death skull inlaid with turquoise to their serpent god of the sun, Quetztalcoatl. Many North American Indian tribes viewed the stone as a male stone of power and the Apaches believed that it could be found in the damp ground at the end of the rainbow.
Turquoise is said to attract prosperity and success, to have the power to influence creative powers, and to enhance the ability to communicate.
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