This weeks crystal.
Turquoise is one of the oldest protection amulets, and was also known as a symbol of wealth in many ancient cultures.
Wonderful stone for strength, protection from harm, psychic sensitivity and connection to the spirit world.
This stone is a very personal and meaningful stone to one who works with it.
Turquoise takes on the characteristics of the owner.
Turquoise carries great wisdom of basic truth within it. It is one of the oldest stones known.
This is a stone that a person must learn to attune to instead of the stone attuning to the person. It is important that the owner of a Turquoise give it the proper attention.
Healing properties of Turquoise include: neutralizes over acidity, alleviates rheumatism, gout, stomach problems, viral infections, increases growth and muscular strength, alleviates pain and relaxes cramps, contains anti-inflammatory and detoxifying effects.
For physical healing applications, this stone should be laid on the solar plexus.
Use with copper to increase the power of turquoise.
Elements: Earth, Water
Chakras: Crown, Heart, Throat
Deities: Buddha, Manannan, Ogma
Tarot: Empress, Fool, Star
Magickal Uses: Protection, courage, money, love, friendship, healing, luck
Color: turquoise, green or blue
Opaque, often veined, all sizes often polished
Sources: United States, Egypt, Mexico, China, Iran, Peru, Poland, Russia, France, Tibet, Afghanistan, Arabia
Information from Judy Hall’s Crystal Bible and Sandra Kynes’ Complete Book of Correspondences
Image: raw turquoise…source from imgbuddy(dot com)