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Turquoise earrings combined with Paua shell from New Zealand.

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Turquoise earrings combined with Paua shell from New Zealand.

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Turquoise earrings combined with Paua shell from New Zealand.

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Tasteful large earrings that fit this time, with a beautiful combination of American Turquoise with Maori Paua shell from New Zealand.

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The mineral turquoise is a hydrated copper-aluminum-phosphate with the chemical formula CuAl6 (PO4) 4 (OH) 8 · 4 (H 2 O). The green, yellow, gray, light blue, but typical blue green turquoise has a wasglans a pale blue and white stripe color. The crystal system is triclinic and the cleavage is perfect according to the crystal surface [001] as well [010]; moreover it almost comes only forms cryptocrystalline for so fission in practice to observe. The average density is 2.7 and the hardness is from 5 to 6. Turquoise is not radioactive. The mineral turquoise is named after Turkey, the country through which it passed when the mineral first reached Europe; otherwise it is not known to be in Turkey. The color turquoise is named after this mineral. Turquoise is primarily found as a secondary mineral in copper ores. The type of location is the deposition Nishapur in Iran. Also in the Sinai and the mineral was mined in Serabit el-Khadim is a temple dedicated to the Egyptian "Lady Torquoise" (the goddess Hathor). Turquoise is used as a gemstone. During the Ottoman Empire was turquoise exported as precious minerals, especially to Persia. Currently turquoise is mined in Mexico, the United States, China and Iran. Imitation Turquoise was made for the first time in 1972 in France, but the properties of these imitation different from those of the natural varieties. Yet the best-selling turquoise now synthetic.

Abalone also called Paua Shell is known for many years now for its amazing inside (Mother of pearl), which for hundreds of years now has been used to make handcrafted jewelry. Actually the Abalone is an edible sea shell whose most finest ones occur in the Tasmanian Sea close to New Zealand. The shells nowadays are harvested under strict government control and is a source of food for the local population. The fantastic shells are not a side-product anymore but more and more a main product because they are very popular. Mother of Pearl has been for centuries considered as something that is very purifying and works positively. Thus the strength of the Abalone shell is in the Mother of Pearl and it's working is like a gem: gems give energy and have a noble force and the same is the case with Abalone. 
Recommended use for Abalone (Paua Shell): 
• Meditation: Abalone shells are also used during meditation, because this is good for intuition, spiritual and psychological development. 
• The burning of herbs in Abalone: In a ritual the Abalone shell typically has been used to add all the five elements into one object. The Abalone shell has small holes which provide the necessary air supply to keep the fire going on (Smudging) 
• The power of Abalone: protects from the evil eye, against negative energy, makes people balanced, brings deep inner peace and gives inspiration.



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