African Turquoise Slab for Lapidary Artists, Cabochon Makers and Collectors. You will receive the EXACT African Turquoise Slab pictured.
African Turquoise Slab
- 97.7mm x 92.4mm x 5.3mm thick
- 3.84-inches x 3.64-inches x 0.21" thick
Weight: 3 oz. - 85.0 gr. - 425.2 ct.
OOAK Item - SLB0366
This African Turquoise is from Springbok, South Africa. This unusual stone looks just like turquoise on the outside - Inside its protected interior, however, it has a different appearance and hardness. This material is often treated imitate turquoise - This Stone, however, is untreated. Actually a form of jasper, its interior displays a range of colors, from turquoise, to greenish, and commonly with black specks and brown webbing. Its hardness is about a 6 on the Mohs Scale, so it is easy to work, and takes a great polish.
Metaphysically, African Turquoise is also known as the ‘Stone of Evolution’, bringing encouragement for growth, development and positive change within life itself. Some crystal healers use to help ease mood swings, encourage acceptance and soothe feelings of emotional aggravation. Chakra(s) : 3rd Eye.
Please Note: This is a lapidary rough slab; it is not polished. - Slabs are Cut in-house by Michelle of Silver Enchantments LLC here in the USA - There are some light saw marks that will not effect your cabochons. - Edges are rough and natural - Pictures taken Outdoors - Shown both Wet and Dry. - Measurements are given in total outside/widest points. - I try to show the most accurate photo possible, but there can be color variations due to monitor settings. - I try to note any excessive issues, but please zoom in to examine for any flaws. - I cannot be responsible for fractures, vugs or blemishes from mother nature.