Explore the healing energy of turquoise
Turquoise is a beautiful stone that appears in a stream of heavenly colours of aqua blue and light azure green. It has pure and uplifting energy, like clear waters in the most ideal natural setting. The beauty of turquoise has been highly prized for centuries in various cultures, from Persian and Egyptian royalty to Native People in Americas (North, Central and South America). Sadly, nowadays the available turquoise on the market is widely affected by either severe treatment or imitation. As the sky blue colour of turquoise is so attractive (and healing), the market is flooded by turquoise jewelry and beads that are far from being genuine.
What is special about turquoise?
Because of its heavenly energy, turquoise is believed to provide not only protection from any negativity, but also a clear connection to the purity of natural elements, especially the water and the air elements. The water energy in turquoise can facilitate a better flow of energy in one’s body, thus promoting a gentle detoxification and improving the state of one’s immune system. Turquoise works beautifully with lapis lazuli, as both stones bring a pure sea-to-sky energy that is needed for one’s health and overall well-being. Turquoise can also help one receive higher guidance and direction, as well as live life with more joy and happiness. The calming and uplifting colour of turquoise can bring peace and higher energy to any relationship.
Where does turquoise come from?
Most of turquoise comes from Southwestern US, Australia, Chile and India.
What are the specific feng shui properties of turquoise?
In feng shui, turquoise is used for its beautiful expression of the Water feng shui element. As such, turquoise is used as a feng shui cure to attract wealth and money, as well as a cure to improve one’s health and well-being. The calming and uplifting energy of turquoise makes it a very good feng shui choice for children’s rooms (especially for teenagers), home office, the living and/or the family room.
Where do I place turquoise for good feng shui?
As a wealth cure, turquoise can be placed in your Money area (Southeast bagua area of your home or office). A feng shui money tree with turquoise is a popular cure for this area, as well as the addition of any gold, be it in Chinese coins or other appropriate decor item. To improve health & well-being, place turquoise in the East bagua area. Be sure to also bring the two other feng shui elements needed in this area — the Earth element (light yellow colour) and Wood element (green and light brown colours) — for a more harmonious energy. Several turquoise polished stones can be a good addition to your bedroom when you need uplifitng and calm, happy energy.
What form of turquoise should I use?
You can buy polished turquoise stones, or you can choose from a variety of turquoise carvings. Explore the meaning of many feng shui symbols and go for the energy you like or need the most. For example, if you are looking to create more harmony and happiness in your love relationship, you can choose two turquoise hearts and place them in the love bagua area of your home.
As with other crystals and stones, do not forget that you can benefit from their energy by wearing them as jewelry. There is a variety of turquoise jewelry on the market, buy from a reputable supplier to assure your chosen piece has genuine turquoise in it. No matter which form of turquoise jewelry you choose, be gentle and do not expose it to harsh elements. Do not to place your turquoise in direct sunlight and protect it from scratches and falls.