A turquoise stone isthe birth stone for people born in the month of December. This stone is also associated with wedding anniversaries particularly the fifth and eleventh wedding anniversary. Turquoise stones are mined. It was believed that the mining for turquoise stones began as early as 6000 B.C . There are evidences proving that Egyptians mind turquoise stones a long time ago. Today, turquoise stones are mined in areas such as the U.S , Iran, China and Tibet.Turquoise stones are popularly used for jewelry making because it is believed that turquoise stones bring good fortune. It also believed by various cultures that turquoise stones bring luck, good health, wealth, love and happiness. Aside from that, many people believe that when the color of a turquoise stone changes, danger is coming. This stone according to some also enhances a person’s spirituality and kindness. Upon wearing a jewelry that contain turquoise stones, some accounts say that the wearer feels energized and in high spirits. Turquoise stones take many years to form. With that, owning one is considered to be an investment. Because of this, turquoise stones must be properly taken cared and managed. Don’t expose your turquoise jewelries to oils, perfumes, chemicals and high heat. Doing this may damage the color of your stones. Also, when you are cleaning your turquoise jewelry, clean it with warm water, soap and a soft cloth. After cleaning them, make sure they dry. It is also good to store your turquoise jewelry separate from other jewelries in order to avoid scratches.