Turquoise has an appealing color and a well-polished surface. Stabilized to enhance luster and improve hardness resulting in a harder stone that is suitable for use in jewellery.
African Turquoise: Because of its exotic blend of base color and dark matrix, this material is known in the trade as African "turquoise." It is actually a jasper and is a great turquoise substitute with a slightly greener tone.
Our Semi Precious Stones are genuine and natural unless they are stated to be synthetic in the description. However, you will find the vast majority of Semi Precious Stones are treated in some way, as they would not be stable enough for use in jewellery in their original state.