The water-like qualities of this stone also guide you to a state of calm and tranquility, which can aid in stress-relief and the elimination of negative energies.
Native Americans, Tibetans, Persians, and other ancient cultures regarded turquoise as a gem uniting heaven and earth. Apache legend says that at the end of rainbows, one will find turquoise embedded firmly in the earth.
Many societies that cherish and trade the gem believe it is imbued with protective properties. Naturally then, turquoise artifacts have often been in the forms of talismans, amulets, and ceremonial tools.