Turquoise: The Soothing and Inner Peace Stone

Turquoise, birthstone of December, is one of the first ever gemstones to be mined and has long been valued for its intense colour. Turquoise balances and aligns all the chakras, easing mood swings and bringing about inner peace and calm. It is said to help battle depression and ease exhaustion. Turquoise can help promote self-realization and aids creative problem solving.

Also referred to as the stone of cleansing, turquoise is good for letting go of bad habits and dispelling negative energy. Because it aids tranquility and protection, turquoise is a great stone to meditate with.

Turquoise helps attain serenity, boosts creativity, empathy, positive thinking, sensitivity, intuition, happiness and wisdom all of which assist in the path of self discovery and realization.

With depleting mines across the globe, turquoise is fast becoming scarce. 

Fun Facts

Turquoise is actually names after Turkey contrary to most popular beliefs of it being named after the color. It is believed that turquoise originated in Turkey and then brought over to Europe through the Silk Road. However, turquoise has been used by many different cultures all over the world. An interesting example is the Apaches believed that turquoise attached to a bow or firearm increased a hunter's or warrior's accuracy.

How to wear 

The mesmerizing color of turquoise adds a pop of color to any outfit. Wear it every day to lift your spirits. You can wear it as a necklace close to your heart to reap the healing benefits, or as earrings and bracelets. It has also been said that wearing turquoise can increase psychic abilities. Some crystal masters say meditating with Turquoise malas can also be very beneficial to the health of the body and mind.


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