For outstanding gemstone style, try this Dakota Stones cabochon. This cabochon features a circular shape, with a domed front and flat back. It would make an excellent focal in bead embroidery. It features turquoise blue and green colors with a black matrix and a muted matte finish. This stone is mined in Africa and is actually a type of spotted teal Jasper rather than turquoise. It is given its industry name because the matrix structure and shade is similar to that of turquoise. Metaphysical Properties: Often called the stone of evolution, African Turquoise Jasper encourages growth and development not only in the body, but in the mind. Some spiritualists believe that it will attract money to the wearer.
Because gemstones are natural materials, appearances may vary from piece to piece.