Turquoise Meaning and Spiritual Properties

Turquoise Meaning and Spiritual Properties

A true balancing stone, Turquoise has been worn and used for years for its energy balancing benefits. It also looks beautiful which is why it’s a popular choice for jewelry and even as additional flair to clothing and accessories.

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A true balancing stone, Turquoise has been worn and used for years for its energy balancing benefits. It also looks beautiful which is why it’s a popular choice for jewelry and even as additional flair to clothing and accessories.

Physical Energy Properties: Balances many areas of the body and is known as a multipurpose stone. Not only is is effective in boosting the immune system, but it’s also beneficial to the muscular, skeletal, circulatory, digestive and respiratory system and will help relieve any disease or illness that affects these systems. It also strengthens the subtle energy body and the meridians which are energy channels throughout the body. Reduces the severity of panic attacks.

Emotional Energy Properties: An excellent stone for those who are very empathic and sensitive, it will prevent you from taking on other people’s emotions. For those who are less empathic, it can help to stimulate I higher sense of empathy to connect to another person’s experience. Provides a balance of the masculine and feminine energies. A stone of strength and courage, stability and inner calm.

Chakras: Related to the Throat chakra and self-expression.

Astrological signs: Sagittarius, Scorpio and Pisces are all connected to turquoise.

History: Turquoise was a very popular gemstone throughout history. Ancient Egyptians wore turquoise jewelry, and Chinese artists were using it in carvings over 3,000 years ago. Tibet’s national gemstone is turquoise because they believe it brings good fortune, positive energy and protection. The name Turquoise comes from the French word Pierre Tourques, which means Turkish stone because that was their first source of turquoise. In the United States, the Indigenous people used turquoise in sacred ceremony, jewelry and as a trading item. It has also been revered by the Mayans and Aztecs in Mexico and Central America and continues to be mined and sold in these places.

Where it's found: Turquoise can be found in a number of places including Mexico, the United States, Peru, China, Russia, France, Tibet, Egypt and Arabia.

Variations, Rarity and Value: Turquoise, like many other gemstones, is weighed in carats so the heavier the stone, the more valuable it will be. There is The Turquoise Quality Index (TQI) which is a scale between 8 and 100 that tells you the quality of the turquoise. Higher numbers are quite rare though, and less than 1% has a rating of 90 or better.

How to use it: Wear in jewelry, especially in a pendant on the throat area to balance the Throat chakra. You can also make an elixir out of turquoise to drink or use as a room spray.



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