2013-07-23 22:13:41 - By Jennifer Perri
In color psychology, turquoise guides clarity of thought and emotion, leading to clear communication.
It radiates the peace, calm, tranquility, and uplifting energy. This is a good color to aid concentration and clarity of thought for public speakers as it calms the nervous system, gives control over speech and expression, and builds confidence. You only have to focus on the color turquoise, whether on a charm or bracelet chain, and you feel instant calm and gentle invigoration, ready to face the world! It also represents self-realization and is an aid in analytical thinking as well as creative energy.
Turquoise is a stone that has been mined and prized for over 6,000 years! From Persian and Egyptian royalty to Native People in Americas, people have used turquoise in jewelry. The name means “Turkish stone” as it came to Europe by way of Turkey. Legend has it that the Southwestern Native American Indians danced and rejoiced when the rains came. Their tears of joy mixed with the rain and seeped into Mother Earth to become “the fallen sky stone” known as turquoise. It represented life-giving water and the green tones of the earth. Because of the stone’s deep connection to the world around them, Native Americans saw turquoise as a protecting force. It drew in helpful spirits, repelled demons, brought prosperity and encouraged the free flow of thoughts in its wearer.
Turquoise has not faded in popularity since the early days of human civilization. Today, it is a versatile fashion statement and is still believed to hold beneficial properties. Turquoise is said to clear thoughts, open the heart and enhance spirituality. It is a gem of emotional healing and well-being. As a gift, it symbolizes well-wishes, good health and hopes for future prosperity.