Gemstone - Persian Turquoise + Repurposed Modern Melee Diamond
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.
Repurposed Modern Melee Diamond: Repurposed from various sources, these “break-out” diamonds are an ethical variation of modern diamonds. Melee diamonds, or small round diamonds under 0.20ct, enhance every design they’re featured in.
MOHs Hardness: 10
Origins: Various secondary markets including auctions, estate sales, and refineries.
Care: While diamonds are the earth’s hardest gemstone, they can still break. Avoid dropping diamonds onto hard surfaces. To clean your diamond piece, soak in warm, soapy water and remove any dirt with a toothbrush or the like. It is safe to clean with an ultrasonic and steam cleaner.
Healing Properties: Diamonds are believed to promote radiance, self-sovereignty, and fearlessness.
Anniversary: 60th and 75th