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Turquoise is the colour of the gem turquoise. It is a slightly greenish shade of cyan. Turquoise is sometimes described as a mixture of pale blue and green. The name comes from the French word for Turkish.
Meaning of turquoise
- People who practise holistic medicine say that turquoise has a calming effect on patients. They use this color to treat patients prone to panic attacks or mania. To a lesser degree, mainstream psychiatric hospitals also use turquoise and other light shades of blue and green to calm patients by painting the walls in these colors.
- "The Turquoise" is slang for the waters of the Caribbean. In the sunlight these waters look turquoise because they are shallow.
- The color and gem stone represent Sagittarius.
Tones of turquoise colour comparison chart
|Pale Turquoise (web colour)||#AFEEEE||175||238||238||180°||65%||81%|
|Medium Turquoise (web color)||#48D1CC||72||209||204||178°||60%||55%|
|Deep Turquoise (web color Dark Turquoise)||#00CED1||0||206||209||181°||100%||41%|
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