Still Learning; Stone Beads are they Turquoise?

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Hi, I’m in need of some help with these large stone beads that were gifted to me. I’m still learning about Turquoise. I’ve looked into the holes and don’t see any white so I don’t believe they are dyed Howlite but are they actually Turquoise? There are variations of both Blues and Greens with mainly Black spots. They seem to be very polished and I don’t know what the tiny tan colored things are in the crevice of one of the beads. Any Help is Appreciated. Thank You :smiling_face_with_three_hearts:

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Yes, real turquoise. The tan stuff may be some tumbling media that got stuck in the cracks.

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Thank You so much. When I make something from them I wouldn’t want to say Turquoise if they were not. I was thinking the same thing about the tan pieces so you have confirmed my thoughts on that. I appreciate the help .