by Ella Wheeler Wilcox, c1906
A baby went to heaven while it slept,
And waking missed its mother's arms and wept.
Those angel tear-drops falling earthward through
God's azure skies, into the turquoise grew.
These words are synonymous with turquoise or represent various shades of the color turquoise: Ultramarine, Blue-green, Alice blue, Aqua, Aquamarine, Baby blue, Bondi blue, Cerulean, Cyan, Electric blue, Pine green, Robin egg blue, Teal, Turquoise, and Viridian. The words "aqua" and "cyan" are used interchangeably in computer graphics, and especially web design, to refer to a subtractive primary color electric cyan.
Turquoise is perceived by most people as the coldest of all colors.
Turquoise represents love, healing, generosity, emotion, feeling , the unconscious , intuition, individual responsibility, creativity, communication, self reliance, and independence.
Turquoise is used