Turquoise has such a diverse look. Some stones have more markings than others. There are also different hues of Turquoise.
In recent times, turquoise, like most other gems, has been devalued by the introduction of treatments, imitations, and synthetics onto the market.
Turquoise is one of the birthstones for the month of December.
I personally LOVE this gemstone. I've always been a earthy kind of girl, and to me this stone is the epitome of earthy loving hippy. I often create jewelry using this stone and find much inspiration from turquoise. Here is just one sample of how I have used turquoise in my jewelry designs.