The wood statues are generally made from chainsaws. You will see them made into soldiers, cowboys, and Indians.
Arizona has lots of turquoise, which is a type of rock used in Native American jewelry. This store has lots of Native American jewelry for sale.
The word "turquoise" was a French word meaning Turkish.
There are two reasons for the word. First, it was the color popularly used in tiles made in Turkey.
The second reason was that Turkish stones were introduced in Europe by Venetian traders who purchased at bazaars in Turkey. The stones were referred to as turquoise even though Turkey actually does not have the turquoise stone anywhere in that country.
Arizona is the leading producer of turquoise in the United States Arizona still has two active turquoise mines: (1) Sleeping Beauty Mine in Globe, Arizona (83 miles East of Scottsdale); and (2) Kingman Mine, located outside Kingman, Arizona (180 miles Northwest).