There is a real calming and healing effect from this colour which could have to do with it’s relation to the Egyptian gemstone turquoise, which has been known for thousands of years as a holy stone, a bringer of good fortune or a talisman.

This is a mentally-relaxing colour. Turquoise has a pacifying effect on the nervous system and brings great relaxation – ideal for sleep problems, and hyper-active children. Connects us to holistic thought, and gives us wisdom and clarity enhancing communication and speech.  In holistic medicine the colour turquoise is said to have a calming effect on patients, and is particularly used to treat patients prone to anxiety and panic attacks.  Many doctor offices use turquoise and other light tones of blue/green to calm patients by painting the walls in these colours.

This turquoise lacquer Catalonia Small Chandelier by Shine is so relaxed and serene feeling.

This glass subway tile backsplash adds so much character to a kitchen. It’s crisp, clean and timeless. Great for a kitchen overlooking the  water front, bringing the blue from the water indoors.

Mixing turquoise with lot’s of white creates a feeling that is very fresh and relaxing.

For a kitchen with very little wall space, try using a fun colour like turquoise on the backsplash tile to introduce an accent colour to a small kitchen. These turquoise glass subway tiles are reflective and stylish.

So much more fun than your traditional white cabinets, this kitchen is modern and turquoise …a favorite for sure.


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