Turquoise is the only stone considered sacred by both the Tibetan Monks and the American Indians. It is believed to be a magic stone that provides protection against harm. Turquoise has been discovered in both Egyptian and Greek tombs, proving it was a protective stone in antiquity. It was used to protect horse & rider on long journeys. Ann finds Turquoise as a protective stone today, and uses it to be in large crowds without being overwhelmed.