Turquoise gemstone is a hydrated phosphate of copper and aluminium. Due to its changeable nature, myths and superstitions have been created around it since ancient times. “A belief of the southwestern Indians was that turquoise could be used to protect the wearer from harm, relieve him from worry and bring him happiness”(Duncan, 1968). Sometimes the outcome from several incidents that occurred over time, may lead to the re-evaluation of what once was considered to be important or crucial for one’s well-being. The space of this process opposes the binary thinking that defines good/bad. It is an indefinite space which, although is based on facts, rejects rationality and, under a constant questioning, allows the “negative” to transform into “positive” and vice versa.
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