Turquoise is a very effective healing stone, protective stone, and enhances communication with the physical and spiritual worlds. In traditional Native American thought, turquoise unites the earth and sky, bringing together male and female energies. Physically, turquoise is an excellent stone for exhaustion, depression and panic attacks. As a healing stone, turquoise strengthens the meridians of the body and subtle energy fields. Additionally it is an anti-inflammatory, a detoxifier and it alleviates cramps and pain.
Candelaria turquoise comes from the small candelaria mine in Nevada. It does not produce much stone, and as such the candelaria turquoise is rare and considered collectible. Candelaria turquoise has a webbing pattern that is unique to this type of turquoise.