Turquoise is one of the most popular stones throughout the world. Not only it looks great, but many believe it possess many healing properties.
After a lot of research, the team of Boho Silver Rings has presented a guide to better understand the turquoise properties and its healing powers.
What is turquoise?
Do you know Turquoise is a mineral and it is a hydrous phosphate of copper and aluminium. The root of the word ‘turquoise’ has its roots in old French and when translated it means ‘Turkish’. Ancient beliefs were that this gemstone changes its colour based on the likelihood of impending danger to the person wearing it and that’s why it was used as a way of knowing when to seek protection or to make a change in your life.
But now due to advancement in science and technology it’s been said that due to the prolonged exposure to direct sunlight, cosmetics and heat can cause the colour of a Turquoise to change.
Wearing turquoise can bring a lot of benefits like healing old wounds, good luck, calmness and many more. So let’s deep dive into various healing turquoise properties.
Physical Healing Properties
As turquoise is a Throat Chakra stone. It helps in healing all the problems related to that area like a respiratory issues, migraines, sore throat, allergies, etc. Not only this if you face other physical ailments which run through the Nose, ears and lungs, then you can say turquoise is your doctor.
Turquoise is a strengthening stone which is filled with inflammatory properties which facilitates rheumatism and other problems. Turquoise also helps in controlling your mood swings which helps you in staying calm and clear headed in the muddy world.
Mental & Emotional Healing Properties
People call Turquoise a purification stone as it protects the wearer from negative energy, outside influences and pollutants in the atmosphere. As we know that turquoise is related to Throat Chakra so it stabilises mood swings and instilling inner calm. It’s best for people suffering from depression and exhaustion, Turquoise has the power to prevent panic attacks also. Turquoise facilitates self-realisation and is a symbol of friendship, and romantic love. Basically we can say that this beautiful ocean blue gem knows how to heal effectively and efficiently from your life traps and figure out what is working for you and what’s not.
As we now know that turquoise can bring wonders to our life so now let’s see with which Zodiac sign this blue gemstone is connected to. People falling under the sign Sagittarius can proudly say that turquoise is their birthstone and if we talk about Sagittarians then they love to aim high and are highly optimistic. They are full of curiosity and people love to be around them. It’s been seen that Sagittarians are not great with their communication that’s why wearing Turquoise is a wise for these people as this gemstone leans heavily on calmness and communication.
People belonging to zodic sign Scorpio, Aquarius and Pisces should also wear turquoise as this gemstone is filled with abundant calmness and other healing powers.
Fun Facts related to turquoise:
Turquoise Can Change Its Colour
As discussed earlier in the blog where Ancient beliefs were that this gemstone changes its colour based on the likelihood of impending danger. But with the advancement in science and technology it’s been said that due to the prolonged exposure to direct sunlight, cosmetics and heat can cause the colour of a Turquoise to change. Now you must be thinking that how you can protect this gemstone from this problem so this can be avoided with due care and attention by cleaning your gemstone with a soft cloth on regular basis. You should only wash it with clean water to avoid affecting the vibrancy of the turquoise stone.
Turquoise is The Only Gem to Have An Official Colour Named AfterThis beautiful bluish gemstone is only of its kind that it has obtained an official colour for itself. No other gemstone has obtained this privilege but yes turquoise has that’s why it’s so easy to recognise a turquoise and it goes with every outfit you wear.
Known As The 'sky Stone' By Tibetan And Nepalese People
Ancients believed that turquoise came from the heavens so they started calling it sky stone. Turquoise eye-catching blue-green colour is said to bring protection to everyone who wears or carries it that’s why children in Tibet are gifted this gemstone in their early years to keep them safe on their journeys throughout their life.
Turquoise Range In Colour From Bright Blue To Tibetan Green
The Himalayan ground where Turquoise was found by Tibetan miners gives this gemstone a distinctive greenish colour, which makes Tibetan Turquoise famous all around the world. The gemstones which are found in Persian and Egyptian mines are more bluish in colour with less obvious veining on their surface when they are cut and shaped for jewellery. The variations in colour occur because of different levels of copper and aluminium present in the water that flows through the rocks in which it is formed.