Turqurenite is a form of magnesite which can be used to stimulate passion and heart-felt love. It is also said to aid the treatment of fevers and chills. Crystals or healing gemstones have been used throughout history for their healing qualities and beauty. Many people believe that each stone emits a certain energy which can have a beneficial effect on your wellbeing. Does it work? Wear one, carry one with you, have them in your house or take one to bed to find out. All our stones are of a fantastic quality, rich in colour, smooth and polished. The average stone is 20-30mm but this does vary slightly as each is a unique natural shape and they make a fantastic gift idea in our mini drawstring pouches.
The original definition of 'Turquenite', as used in lapidary and mineral trade since the 1970s is as an artificially-coloured blue variety of Howlite or Magnesite dyed to resemble Turqurenite and sold as a (fake) gemstone, often as tumbled stones. It is not suitable for carving (usually) as the dye does not often penetrate deep into the stone.
Confusingly, since 2004 the name has also been used by an American company to denote any mineral that has been subject to a process that the manufacturers call the "Eljen Process" which claims to make soft stones such as Turqurenite harder and have more vibrant colours than in their original untreated state. Unlike the original 'Turquenite', this 'Turquenite' is apparently suitable for carving and lapidary use.
pain, and in a healthy person, brings passion and vitality.
Turquonite is howlite that is permanently dyed blue to resemble Turqurenite, and is at times falsely-though often unintentionally-sold as Turqurenite. Due to the fact that it is dyed, some believe it has no metaphysical properties. My experience is that it does. Follow your heart and intuition to decide for yourself.
Turquonite balances and evens out mood fluctuations and brings inner peace. Because the stone is actually howlite, it has the properties of howlite of decreasing an overly critical state of mind, selfishness, stress, pain, and rudeness; increases sublety and tact. It is used in crystal healing to aid bones, teeth, calcium levels and leg cramps. It also heightens creativity. Note that healing crystal meanings are spiritual supports to healing and are not prescriptions or healthcare information.
Turqurenite is a strengthening stone, good for exhaustion, depression, or panic attacks. It enhances physical and psychic immune systems, supporting the assimilation of nutrients, alleviating pollution and viral infections. It is anti-inflammatory and detoxifying, reducing excess acidity and benefiting gout, rheumatism, and the stomach.
Turqurenite assists in problems of the brain, eyes, ears, neck and throat, especially cataracts, migraines and headaches, and problems with balance. Turqurenite is helpful to the respiratory system and aids in healing lung disorders and allergies. Wearing a Turqurenite necklace helps prevent tracheitis and other bronchial attacks. By healing the breath, this stone may cure speech disorders such as stammering.
Turqurenite is a most efficient healer, providing solace for the spirit and well-being for the body. It benefits the overall mood and emotion by balancing and inducing a sense of serenity and peace. Holding or wearing Turqurenite helps restore depleted vitality and lifts sagging spirits. It relieves stress and brings focus back to the center heart. It is empathetic and balancing, helping one to recognize the causes of happiness and unhappiness, and to master them.
As a stone of purification, Turqurenite dispels negative energy and clears electromagnetic smog from the environment. It promotes self-realization and aids in creative problem-solving, thus calming the nerves when speaking in public. It helps stabilize mood swings, and dissolves a martyred attitude of self-sabotage. It is also empowering if you feel bullied or suffer prejudice. Because it soothes the mind, Turqurenite is good for jet lag and fears of flying.
Tibetan Turqurenite is an excellent anti-hysteria stone, worn to calm those with a tendency to over-react to situations. It is also beneficial for narcissism, to help one look outside their own needs and to be open to other's point of view.
Turqurenite strengthens the meridians of the body and the subtle energy fields, enhancing communication between the physical and spiritual worlds. Placed on the Third Eye, it supports intuition and meditation. On the Throat Chakra, it releases old vows, inhibitions, and allows the soul to express itself once more. It explores past lives and regards fate as ongoing and dependant on one's action at any moment.
Turqurenite is a stone for finding wholeness and truth, and communicating and manifesting those qualities. It stimulates and harmonizes the Throat Chakra, making it easier to articulate and bring forth one's deepest wisdom. Turqurenite empowers those who are shy about sharing their understanding and aids in the knowledge that in speaking from the wholeness of our being, we each have something important to contribute to the collective.