Gemstone: Persian Turquoise
Persian Turquoise is beloved for its metallic, pyrite inclusions; Hannah Blount Jewelry loves this unique turquoise for its intricate veining and mottling. Owned and operated by local Iranians.
MOHs Hardness: 5-6
Origins: Nishabur of the Razavi Khorasan province in Iran.
Care: Keep Persian Turquoise away from chemicals. Contact with cosmetics, oils, acids, etc can discolor the gemstone. To clean, use warm water with mild soap. Do not use an ultrasonic or steam cleaner.
Healing Properties: serenity, communication, and spiritual expansion.
Birthstone: Turquoise is one of three December birthstones.