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Stabilized Turquoise

sta·​bi·​lized tur·​quoise | ˈstā-bə-ˌlīz tər-ˌkȯiz

noun

Turquoise that has been treated by various methods to reduce the porosity, thus making it less changeable over time

Turquoise is naturally very porous, which allows it to absorb any pollutants that it comes into contact with, including oils from the skin.

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