Free Delivery by Registered Post over $100 and by FedEx Express over $250

CultureTaste Testimonials

 Read what other people say

about their experience with us  

or submit your own testimonial

in our Testimonials section 

Quick Selection CultureTaste
Shop by Price
Shop by Theme
Shop by Material
Shop by Designer
Shop by Occasion
Shop by Style
Shop by Gender
Shop by Personality
CultureTaste
Read, Write & Share on CultureTaste BlackBoard
Read, Write & Share on the CultureTaste BlackBoard

Turquoise - History and Properties

Turquoise

 

 

History-Name

 

Turquoise, an opaque blue to green mineral, has been known and used from ancient times. Ancient Egyptians, Aztecs, Persians and Chinese among other ancient civilizations used turquoise mainly in jewelry, ceremonial objects and amulets.

 

The name turquoise derives from the French word "Turques", as it was first in Turkey that all quantities of Iranian turquoise were imported and bought.

  

 

Healing Properties - Metaphysical

 

Turquoise is considered to be and is used as a strong protective and healing stone for thousands of years. It was believed that turquoise changes color -from blue to green- to warn about a certain disaster. 

 

Turquoise increases intuition and the communication with the natural and the spiritual world. It is believed that it connects the earth to the sky, connecting at the same time the yin and yang energies.

 

Turquoise is a purification stone, as it dissolves negative energy and the electromagnetic smog. It boosts creativity, balance and gives us the ability to understand other people's feelings and points of view.

 

It also prevents panic attacks and it is beneficial while talking in public.

 

 

Healing Properties - Physical

 

Turquoise, with its anti-inflammatory properties relieves from pains, stimulates the immune system and the regeneration of body's tissues.

 

It is extremely beneficial to the eyes and stomach and in fighting cataracts, arthritis, rheumatisms, depression and fatigue.

 

 

Chakras

 

Turquoise is associated with the Third Eye and the Throat chakras.

 

 

Astrological Sign

 

Turquoise is associated with the Aquarius, Sagittarius and Pisces signs.

 

 


 

Bookmark and Share