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#turquoise A gem since ancient times one of the oldest gem materials. Mined by Egyptians over 6,000 years ago, prized for sky blue color by Aztecs & Incas, later by the Native Americans. The name from Old French "pierre Turquoise" or "stone of Turkey," reference to the considerable Persian turquoise sold in Turkish markets. Copper colors turquoise blue, iron impurities tint it green. This Navajo turquoise bracelet by Ondelacy is set in silver. / Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History…

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Me? I'd like to add just a few things off the top of my head to the poster above. I'm thankful for: freckles on shoulders, the colour green, books, laughter, dancing, writing, naps, egyptian cotton, mojitos, spinach salad, Gilda's club, singing around a campfire, kayaking, corn on the cob, Terry's chocolate oranges, old high school friends, new friends, snorting when you laugh, The Guess Who, Blue Rodeo, Gordie Lightfoot, live theatre, stand up comedy, tree houses, men in kilts,...