Turquoise has a long-standing history in the world that goes so far back as to predate its own name. Although the oldest piece of turquoise jewelry was found on a 7,500-year-old mummy, the name turquoise, meaning "Turkish stone," was not coined until the early 13th century. The stone was given this name because Europeans believed … Continue reading Turquoise: The Sky Stone
Every stone and crystal has different metaphysical properties depending on what book or website you look to—so when I make my bracelet formulations I go through all the books I can find looking for properties that are mentioned multiple times in different cultures. The property that pops up the most is the one I use—and … Continue reading December Gemstone: Turquoise
It’s been a long-held belief, mainly on behalf of mother’s everywhere, that if you don’t have anything nice to say, you shouldn’t say anything at all. However, in these highly polarizing times, it seems many have opted to disregard this once popular notion in lieu of a more mean-spirited, higher volume alternative. No matter what … Continue reading Crystals For Harmony
While much rarer than its bluer counterpart, White Turquoise and its blue/green sister have very similar energetic properties. This gemstone is a most efficient healer, providing solace for the spirit and well-being of the body. It is a protective stone and has been used for amulets for many years. White Turquoise promotes spiritual attunement and enhances communication … Continue reading December Birthstone Turquoise ~ Did You Know About White Turquoise?
As a blue stone with a hint of green, turquoise works naturally at the level of the heart and throat chakras. In particular, it stimulates the subtle energies of the thymus gland, midway between the heart and throat, an area which plays an important part in the body’s immune system. Turquoise also acts as a … Continue reading THE MASTER HEALER STONE: TURQUOISE
A small grouping to give you ideas for wand points. Some of the massive stones (as distinct from crystals) can be found cut and polished into points. They are sometimes made into massage wands, which are usually a bit too large for use as a wand point. The principal crystals used as points are Amethyst, … Continue reading Magical Properties of Stones and Crystals