Thursday, June 25, 2015

Summer means Turquoise

Nothing goes better with a tan, jeans a t-shirt that turquoise! This batch mixes tiny turquoise beads, brown glass seed beads, copper or pewter, and pretty picture jasper teardrops.

Turquoise brings happiness and good fortune.It is the birthstone for Sagittarius (Archer): Nov. 22-Dec. 21 and is a gift for the 5th year of marriage.

Healing ability: Guards against all diseases. Attracts healing spirits. Believed to assist in subtle body alignment & strengthening and the absorption of nutrients while strengthening the immune system and stimulating tissue regeneration.

Mystical power: Valuable amulet for travelers. Protective stone, worn to guard against violence and accidents. Warns the wearer of danger or illness by changing color. In the 13th century, turquoise was thought to protect the wearer from falling, especially from horses. Promotes gentleness, tranquility, comfort, and wholeness. Stabilizes and balance the emotions and is drives away evil spirits.

Care and treatment: The color and lustre deteriorate with exposure to sunlight, heat, or various weak acids. Avoid hot water and household chemicals. Relatively soft so avoid scratches and sharp blows. Make sure coatings are not removed.

As always this information is provided for curiosity only and is in no way meant to be medical advice.

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