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10 New Mexico True Stories You Must Experience to Believe

No. 6 Here, even the smallest stones bear great significance.

Most folks see a pretty blue pebble.

The people of the New Mexico see water, sky, bountiful harvests, health and protection. From jewelry to ceremonial purposes to trade, turquoise has been a valuable stone both within and outside the region for more than 1,000 years. Turquoise, Water, Sky: The Stone and Its Meaning hosted by the Museum of Indian Arts & Culture will showcase hundreds of necklaces, bracelets, belts, rings, earrings, silver boxes and other objects illustrating the many uses of the stone and its deep significance.

 

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