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Turquoise for Summer

While turquoise, in modern times, is associated with the Southwest, it derives its name from the French word for “Turkey’s stone.” The Turks were the first to trade the mineral with Europe during the 1700s. But turquoise has been a powerful gem for centuries. Ancient Egyptians, who valued bright colorful jewelry, decorated burial masks and tombs with turquoise.7-26 Turquoise David webb bracelet

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