The Universal Color You'll Love: Turquoise

Updated: Feb 23, 2020

3 Reasons to be drawn to Turquoise

"The Turquoise" is slang for the refreshing waters of the Caribbean. As the sun reflects off the shallow waters of the West Indies it sparkles like the gemstone, turquoise, such a beautiful color.

Here's why turquoise captures widespread appeal:

1. It's BOTH a Warm and Cool Color

Turquoise is the mix of cool calming blue, and the sunny shade of yellow, making it not only a lively color, but a universal color.

Turquoise mixes with ALL colors in art and home decor:

  • sandy yellows to golden maize

  • sun-kissed peach to vibrant tangerine

  • pink to mauve to burgundy

  • soft lilacs to deep violet irises

  • pastel blues to the darkest deepest indigo blue

  • light mint green to rich emerald

  • neutrals from beige to gray and WHITE!

  • ALL metals: silver, gold, copper, bronze

The Unlimited Options of Turquoise

Turquoise works in both traditional and modern homes

2. Turquoise is universal in fashion. Anyone can wear the color:

  • blonde

  • brunette

  • redhead

  • salt-pepper gray

  • Asian

  • African American

Turquoise is universal in your personal life

3. Turquoise is said to have healing powers

Turquoise, the "fallen sky stone" hidden in Mother Earth, is valued by cultures for its beauty and reputed spiritual and life-giving qualities for over 7000 years. A legend states that someone noticed a clear blue line running through gray rock, and saw the imagery of sky and water in the stone, symbolizing "the god of the sky alive in the earth."

From that time on, turquoise has been cherished above all else in creation.

Turquoise, stone of sky, stone of water, stone of blessings, good fortune, protection, good health and long life.

Are you in love with turquoise?

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