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Benefits of Wearing Turquoise (Firoza) Stone

Turquoise Gemstone

Turquoise is one of the oldest gemstones and has been used in ornaments for thousands of years owing to its unique hue. By about 3200 BC, it was mined by the Egyptian Pharaohs, who employed up to 3000 salves as miners in their mines in the Sinai Peninsula.
Turquoise is one of the oldest gemstones and has been used in ornaments for thousands of years owing to its unique hue. By about 3200 BC, it was mined by the Egyptian Pharaohs, who employed up to 3000 salves as miners in their mines in the Sinai Peninsula.
The Aztec turquoise mosaics was excavated from Northern America, Mexico was dated back from 1400 AD.

Turquoise benefits

The word turquoise is derived comparatively from the French turquois for Turkish, as Persian (Iranian) turquoise was brought into Europe by Venetian Merchant who purchased it in Turkish.

The Firoza Gemstone mines of Persia (Iran) have also had a venerable history. Situated in the province of Khorasan, near Neyshabur, they are said to have been at work since 2100BC. Tradition has it that they were originally the property of Isaac, the son of Abraham, and are therefore much older. They are still producing good-quality turquoise today.Tavernier, the French gemologist, visited Iran in the mid-17th century. His diaries describe his visit to the principal mines north-west of Mashhad, the Shah being the sole recipient of turquoise from one mine, Kohan Sakhreh (Old Cliff). For thousands of years, the finest blue turquoise has been mined in Iran. The term ‘Persian turquoise’ became synonymous with the finest quality, a term used worldwide.

This is the main 'live' mineral ready to change its shading relying upon nature. It has been encompassed by various legends, what's more, superstitions in many societies, and in the far-off past motivated amazement and love. All people groups trusted turquoise to be the most joyful stone. It was utilized both in gems and for customs purposes on every one of the mainlands. Records of it are met in the principal works about diamonds, as well as in various myths (particularly those of the Navajo Indians).

Folklore states that turquoise possesses all mystical and magical properties. It is believed, for example, that the wearer of turquoise need not fear the unpleasantness of the evil eye and is afforded protection from falling. For many reasons, it was chosen to be the birthstone of the December.

Turquoise or Firoza stone is mostly used as bead gemstone, bracelets, necklaces, and rings.

Turquoise rings

The word Turquoise originates from the Persian word 'Piryzen' that means victorious, prospering, bringing happiness. The major turquoise deposits are in Iran, USA, and China. They are also mined from Afghanistan, Peru, Chile, Mongolia, Bulgaria, Australia, Egypt, Ethiopia, Tanzania, Sudan, Poland, Great Britain, Middle Asia, Kazakhstan, and Armenia.

Turquoise mined from Iran and Arizona, the USA are considered the best. In USA turquoise is mined in the states of Arizona and Nevada.

Origins of Turquoise or Firoza Gemstones

Turquoise(Firoza) is also mentioned in the Bible (Exodus):

The twelve gems including turquoise on Aaron’s breastplate symbolized the twelve Israeli tribes. In the Orient, turquoise has always been highly esteemed. It was used for the decoration of mosques and important buildings; jewelry with it was found in the Tadj Makhal and other palaces. This is the favorite stone of Islam: "All life, sermons, and miracles of Mohammed are recorded on one turquoise bead".

For centuries turquoise jewelry was greatly valued in Tibet and Mongolia. In Tibet, it is predominantly silver-mounted. There it was considered a deity, and famous Tibetan families even took last names containing the name of this gem thus trying to draw good luck to their houses.

In China, it has always been the second favorite stone after nephrite, but in Europe turquoise in jewelry became popular only starting from the 14th century, after the Roman Catholic Church had allowed its use in secular jewelry. At first, it was worn exceptionally by men in seal-rings.

FOLKLORE & BENEFITS OF TURQUOISE GEMSTONE

  • It has been introduced in the dictionary in the names of stones of victory (Hajaro-l- zafar), the stone of prevalence (Hajaro-l-ghalabeh), the stone of eye (Hajaro-l-ein), and the stone of dignity (Hajaro-l-Jah). Jaber-ibne-Hayan in Alnajaf spells called the turquoise (Firoozeh) the stone of prevalence, dignity, and victory.

  • The Arabs have named the Turquoise, Firoozj, Hajaro-l-Ghalabah (prevalence Stone), Hajaro-l- Haya (The modesty stone), and Hajaro-l-Ain (The stone of eye). They have called it Hajaro-l-Ghalabah and Hajaro-lHaya, because they believed that anyone has Turquoise by itself, will overcome the enemy and they called it Hajaro-l-Ain because believed that it is useful for the evil eye.

  • In the thirteenth century, it was supposed that the owner of the turquoise never falls from the horse. Indians believed that the turquoise will present happiness and prosperity. “Turquoise is a substance of stones ‘family. Its nature is cold and dry and as Arabs take it as a good omen, Iranians take it as a good augury, too. And some people, in Turkistan and Tamghaj and Khata, have ever engraved, polished and black hole, fasten to ears and around their necks and blessing the turquoise which an unknown stone has been mixed to and in Khorasan, it is named Tarmalah.

  • Some kinds of turquoises are mixed with gold and copper and if those kinds of turquoises are mixed with the collyrium will be more useful for the eyes. It causes reduce fear, so the ancient kings have not had the turquoise to themselves.

  • In Makhzano-l-Advieh the turquoise has been introduced pleasant and with hyacinth, antidote. Its suspension nourishes the heart and it is an obstacle opposite of snakes and scorpions in keeping its owner and glowing new moon on it, will cause felicity and blessing. And perhaps for this felicity and auspiciousness, they have made signets of it.

AHADITH (SAYINGS) REGARDING THE TURQUOISE (FIROZA):

  • The Holy Prophet of Islam {PBUH} is reported to have once said, "Allah Almighty, the Merciful and Beneficient, Wishes that His creatures, when they raise their hands in Prayer to Him, should be wearing a Turquoise (Feroza); for when hands so adorned are raised in supplication to his Mercy and Beneficence even Allah finds it difficult to reject the Prayer" .

  • Imam Ja'afar-e-Sadiq {AS} is reported to have said to his Followers and Adherents, "Those hands on which there is Turquoise (Feroza) ring will never want for anything never be poor or deprived."

  • Ali Bin Mehran, a disciple of Imam Moosi Kazim reports that I was once in the presence of the Blessed Imam, and observed that the Imam was wearing a ring. On noticing my interest, the Imam {AS} asked me, "Oh Ali, what is the name of the stone I am wearing on my ring?"
    I replied, "Ya Imam, it is a Turquoise (Feroza)."

  • The blessed Imam said ''That, Ali, what is it called in Persian, Please tell me it's Arabic name." When I expressed my ignorance, the Imam said, "My dear Ali, in Arabic, this unique precious stone is called the "ZAFAR", which means "success"; so that it means that if one wears a genuine (real) Turquoise (Zafar) on the hand, Allah blesses him with complete success in all that he wishes to achieve and undertakes to do .

  • It is reported that Mohammed Sabmari, a close companion, and adherent of Imam Ali Naqi, once went into the presence of the Imam, and said, "Ya Imam, I am deprived of offspring and heirs". On hearing this the Imam smiled and said, "My dear Mohammed, procure a ring with a Turquoise (Feroza), inscribe the following Ayat (Quranic Verse) on it.

  • A person who wears a ring made of turquoise will not be afflicted by poverty.

  • wearing agate and carrying it make a person patient, refines their character, makes them calm at times of disputes, make their opinions correct and delights their soul. It ascribes a Hadith to the Messenger of Allah (peace be upon him) which reads,"Whoever wears a ring made of agate will continue to be blessed" .

Healing With Turquoise or Firoza Gemstone

  • Turquoise is primarily associated with 5th Chakra known as Vishuddha also called the 'Throat Chakra'.This Chakra is positioned in the throat region, near spine. This Chakra is the focal point of correspondence, imagination, quietness and otherworldly holding. Turquoise can likewise profit from the operation of the Heart Chakra by opening it up forgiving and accepting adoration. On the temples Chakra (Agya Chakra), the recuperating forces of Turquoise fortify the association with an extraordinary soul. The blue color symbolizes the soul or sky hotspot for mystics. Turquoise or Firoza gemstone has genuine Chakra Powers that are acknowledged by Native Peoples the world over.

  • The mending forces of Turquoise concerning chakra run profound and can be effortlessly acknowledged by most people inspired by Metaphysical Healing.

  • It brings peace, serenity, calmness, removes bad omen and negativity.

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