Most of people know that, Tibetan turquoise is one kind of the world’s precious stones, named after its shape just like the green pinecone. In the Qing dynasty, ancient chinese people regarded it as heaven gemstone that can bring good luck and happiness. The turquoise appears different colours because of the different elements. Generally speaking, it is blue when has copper elements and changes to be green while iron. Turquoise is high quality jadestone, and the blue or dark blue ones are best products.
Almost all ancient peoples, has the long history of turquoise jewelry .In all ethnic groups in China, tibetan pendents and tibetan jewellery use the turquoise most . Since ancient times, turquoise occupy an important position in Tibet. It is used to make crown of the first king . as the tribute to the god, the gift to the neighbouring countries, and the present to the buddhist malas. Many Tibetan wearing a turquoise necklace all the time and treasure it astheir own lives.
An old legend chronicles the relationship between the turquoise and soul: According to the meaning of the God, people are not allowed to throw any turquoise into a river as the soul may leave his body, causing dead.
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