Meaning of Turquoise
Paying attention to the meaning of turquoise will set the theme or mood to your beading designs. Discover how the color turquoise can help add a certain expression of feelings and emotions to your jewelry piece.
Turquoise is the color of communication, self awareness and initiative.
Turquoise has more to do with feeling and creative expression than with rational thought.
The color of a Turquoise will make you feel happy and relaxed, for it combines the light blue of the sky with the invigorating green of the seas.
Shades of cyan, aquamarine, and turquoise are livelier than our peaceful true blues, but just as soothing. A gaze into Caribbean waters will affirm this. These blues relax and refresh the body and mind. They encourage us to get out in the fresh air, sunshine, and water.
Lighter shades of turquoise has a feminine appeal. Teal has a darker, somewhat more sophisticated look.
Keywords for the Meaning of Turquoise:
cool, refreshing, imaginative, motivated, dynamic, renewal, calmness, peaceful, truthfulness, joyful, relaxed, healing, tranquility, forgiveness, patience, creativity, sleep, dream work, inventions, innovation, originality, renewal, brotherhood, peace, humanism, emotion, prosperity, growth, purity, awareness, meditation, love, healing, generosity, communication, intuition, individual responsibility, self reliance, independence.
These words are synonymous with turquoise or represent various shades of the color turquoise: teal, ultramarine, blue-green, aqua, aquamarine.
Using Turquoise with Other Colors:
Keep the soft, feminine qualities going by mixing turquoise with lavender and pale pinks. A bright turquoise and pink create a sparkly clean, retro look. Make it art deco by pairing turquoise with white and black. Turquoise with gray or silver as well as terra cotta and light browns have a Southwestern (U.S.) flavor. Turquoise with orange or yellow creates a fresh, sporty look.
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