Turquoise Necklace and Coral 16″
Turquoise, a blend of the color blue and the color green, has some of the same cool and calming attributes. The color turquoise is associated with meanings of refreshing, feminine, calming, sophisticated, energy, wisdom, serenity, wholeness, creativity, emotional balance, good luck, spiritual grounding, friendship, love, joy, tranquility, patience, intuition, and loyalty.
Tints of turquoise color have a sweet feminine feel. Darker shades of turquoise, such as teal have a more sophisticated feel. Variations of turquoise, which often is used to represent water, also is referred to as aqua and aquamarine.
Turquoise is a valuable mineral that is often use for jewelry, especially in the American Southwest and Middle East. Turquoise is one of the oldest protection amulets and in many ancient cultures was a symbol of wealth and prosperity. Turquoise was associated with connections to the spiritual world, psychic sensitivity, and protection from harm and negative energy.
The turquoise gemstone is the symbol of friendship and brings peace to the home and good fortune to the owner. The turquoise stone is believed to carry with it great truth and wisdom inside it. The turquoise gemstone is a stone that represents self-realization and is an aid in analytical thinking as well as creative energy.
The name turquoise means “Turkish Stone” as it came to Europe from Turkey. The best quality turquoise comes from Iran. Today, the majority of the turquoise gemstones come from the United States and Mexico.
The color turquoise has healing properties that affects the mind and the body. Turquoise is believed to help neutralize over acidity, increase growth and muscular strength, and alleviate gout, stomach problems, viral infections, rheumatism. Turquoise also is believed to be an anti-inflammatory that also helps to enhance communication skills, and calm the mind and body.
Too much turquoise can cause one to become over analytical, fussy, and egocentric, allowing one to let logic guide decision-making. Too little turquoise can cause one to become secretive, closed off, confused, sneaky, and even paranoid.
Additional words that represent different shades, tints, and values of the color turquoise: teal, ultramarine, blue-green, aqua, aquamarine.
Coral can be found in a range of colors, which can be red, brown, black, and blue.
Red is the most sought-after color of Coral, and only two types of Coral can be made into jewelry. These are corallium japonicum and corallium rubrum.
Coral was once believed to be a plant, but it’s actually made up of polyps.
The accumulated skeletal masses from these polyps are what create Corals.
Coral can be found in the waters of Africa and Japan, and off the coast of the South Pacific and Australia.
Why Would You Use Coral?
Just like Azurite, Coral is known as the stone of peace and transformation.
It’s also called Sea Garden because of how much it looks like a plant.
When you work with ocean energies, such as this stone holds, you will receive protection from negativity and evil influences. This stone will help you release unhealthy thoughts and emotions.