Turquoise March 08 2013

 

March 8, 2013

Today let's discover turquoise. We chose this unique stone for its ability to help us see the beauty in everything. Turquoise, along with carnelian, snow quartz and blue fluorite, make up our Mind Collection. These stones are recommended for focus and concentration, balancing of the mind. One of my favorite products in our line for pets is our HEELERZ charms. They are available is size small, medium, large, loop and clip styles. Hand made and designed by us to fit onto any size collar, harness or leash.  Visit www.petheelerz.com to check out our turquoise Heelerz.

Turquoise is a stone of Protection. It was discovered by crusaders in turkey, the country in which it's named for. Long been considered the "holy stone" by First Nations, turquoise is a very popular choice among riders and their horses.  They believed the stone protected them from harm.  Turquoise objects where found  in ancient Greek  and Egyptian tombs, it was considered a protection stone of antiquity and the ancient stone of power.

Chakra association: all chakras, mainly the throat.
Common sources: USA, China, Tibet, Afghanistan, Austria, Iran, Israel, Tanzania, Arizona, Mexico.
Astrological association: Scorpio, sagittarius, Pisces. Linked to Aquarius.

Let's look at some of the recommendation for using turquoise in animal healing:
* Master Healer, can be used for anything.
* Communication. Great for training. Even more effective if worn by the animal and the owner, trainer, groomer etc.
* Protects against negativity and environmental pollutions
* Balances, aligns and fortifies all chakras and meridians.

Some of the associated healing attributes:
Protects travelers
Courage, communication and creative expression
Helps with public speaking and writing
Master healer. Good for muscles, circulation, lungs, throat, absorption of nutrients.
Aids detox
Alleviates the harmful effects of radiation.
Good for emotional balance
Offers mental and spiritual clarity to see your path in life.
Cures infections and speeds recovery after illness
Alleviates pain and reduces inflammation

Turquoises chemical composition: basic hydrated aluminum and copper phosphate.
Color: blue, turquoise, green
Hardness:  5 to 6
Crystalline structure: triclinic
Purification and cleansing: cold water, dry tumbled hematite stones. Recharge with a quartz cluster or rock crystals.

Many people are naturally drawn to this amazing crystal. For anyone who has difficulty communicating their thoughts and feelings, or those who can't control their vocal outbursts, turquoise is the stone for you. It's most effective when worn close to your throat or your heart. My sister and I have busy creating new designs for people. We are  hoping to launch them by the end of April. Great new necklace styles, leather medicine pouches to carry your favorite stones, stretch meditation malas that convert from necklace to wrap bracelet in seconds. These will make it easy to choose a beautiful piece of turquoise and keep it close to you. Check them out online at www.petheelerz.com.

*A special thanks and recognition to all of the great writers in this field.
My information is a compilation of bits and pieces from the many books and online information out there. I am so grateful for all  of the insight.*