Most turquoise is interspersed with brown, dark gray, or black veins of other minerals or the host rock. Such stones are called turquoise matrix. This stone has been cut into a beautiful heart shape, measuring 50 mm x 48 mm. Wrapped in argentium silver wire.
Finished size is 72 mm x 52 mm. Weight is 1.2 oz.
Historically, turquoise is credited with the property of securing friendly regard, verifying the traditional saying that "he, or she, who owns a turquoise will never want for a friend".