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TURQUOISE (Firoza)

Turquoise (Firoza) is a blue, bluish green semi precious gemstone variety of the mineral phosphate having many astrological benefits.

Who Should Wear Turquoise Gemstone?

Turquoise is the birthstone for Sagittarius sun sign (22 Nov-21 Dec). In Indian Astrology, Firoza stone strengthens Jupiter (Brahspati) and is the rashi ratna for Sagittarius and Pisces. Turquoise stone give its wearer the powers of Jupiter and brings him wealth, education, wisdom and health. Ascendants of Aries, Cancer, Leo and Scorpio can also wear a Turquoise gemstone.

Turquoise Gemstone Benefits:


It stimulates perception and increases focus in a person. It gives clarity, precision and expression to the inner thoughts upon its wearer.
Turquoise is considered a pure stone. Hence, it saves the wearer from mishaps and violence while also reducing mental stress.
It is perfect companion for those who travel a lot. It protects them from thefts, accidents or many unwanted incidents.
Turquoise helps in maintaining stability and concord in married life by infusing deep understanding in partners.
It is an excellent remedy for mood swings, anxiety and panic attacks to its wearer.
Medically, it is believed that Turquoise gemstone benefits people who are suffering from diabetes.

Which Turquoise Gemstone Should I Buy?

    
The ideal weight of your Turquoise gemstone is at least 1/10th of your body weight. (60kg body weight = 6 carat stone)
The stone should preferably be free of spots, having pure color and no chemical or heat treatments.
Astrologically, Iranian Turquoise is considered the best.

Turquoise Gemstone Price:

Turquoise stone price per carat depends upon its Weight (carat/ratti), Treatments and Quality (clarity and color).
Natural Turquoise price in India is between Rs. 175/ct – Rs. 7000/ct and above.
Turquoise stone price in India can be converted into Firoza stone price by multiplying it by 0.6 (so, Rs. 10,000/ct = Rs. 6,000/ratti).

Turquoise Gemstone Quality:


The quality of Turquoise depends upon its cut, color and clarity.
For Astrological purpose, quality depends mainly on clarity and little on color.
The shape of the Turquoise has ornamental significance and not astrological.

Where Should I Buy Natural Turquoise?

Be careful as many scrupulous dealers sell low quality or synthetic Turquoise to unsuspecting customer. When you buy online Turquoise gemstones, ensure that you get a Lab certificate of the authenticity of gemstone.
The seller should also have a clear refund policy.
You can buy Turquoise online at sairattan.in where the original gemstone prices are reasonable and in the best quality. We value your trust above anything else and therefore, provide a free lab certificate which ensures that your Turquoise gemstone is 100% natural. Also, you can pay cash on delivery as we provide free shipping for our products worldwide.
    
Which is the Best Substitute for Turquoise Gemstone?


Turquoise itself is a substitute for Yellow Sapphire as they both represents the planet Jupiter. Therefore, citrine and yellow topaz can be used as substitute for Turquoise stone. However, substitutes are not as astrologically effective as the primary gemstones.

How to Wear a Turquoise Gemstone?


Metal
The first choice as the metal for Turquoise should be Silver or Platinum. Additionally, it can also be worn in Gold.
    
What is the Procedure for Wearing Turquoise Gemstone?


Turquoise is worn in the index finger of the correct hand (Left-hand for Left-handed people and Right-hand for the Right-handed people). It should be worn on Thursday morning during the Shukla Paksh (Waxing Moon).



Chemical Composition of Turquoise:

Turquoise is an opaque mineral that occurs in beautiful hues of blue, blue-green and yellow green. Chemically, Turquoise is a hydrous phosphate of copper and aluminum.

Chemical Formula

CuAl6(PO4)4(OH)8 5H2

Chemical Classification

Phosphate

Hardness

5.5 – 6.5 on Moh’s scale

Refractive Index

1.610 – 1.650

Specific Gravity

2.60 – 2.80

Transparency

Opaque

Double Refraction

0.040