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 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
Turquoise works in both traditional and modern homes
2. Turquoise is universal in fashion. Anyone can wear the color:
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.