Turquoise is a bluish green color. It can be produced with a mix of pale blue and bright green. The name turquoise is taken from the blue-green mineral of the same name that is rare in its finest grades such that it is prized as a gemstone. The gem turquoise was well known to ancient civilizations such as ancient Egypt. Turquoise has been used as a color name in English since 1573. There are four variations of turquoise color names in the original 140 colors supported by web browsers. As such, turquoise is familiar to modern visual designers. The following are common types of turquoise color.
Turquoise#40e0d0(web color) Dark Turquoise#00ced1(web color) Medium Turquoise#48d1cc(web color) Pale Turquoise#afeeee (web color) Caribbean Turquoise#009d94 Fluorescent Turquoise#00fdff Iridescent Turquoise#7bfdc7
A family of bluish green colors inspired by the color of turquoise gemstones.
BlueGreenWhiteBlackTurquoise colors are always a mix of green and blue that often include shading with black or tinting with white.
The Caribbean Sea is often a turquoise color due to shall waters.The color turquoise is reputed to have a calming effect. Historically, the gem turquoise was often used as a good luck charm or talisman. It was believed that if such a stone suddenly turned color that misfortune was approaching. The gemstone turquoise is somewhat reactive and can change color due to chemical exposure.The color and gemstone turquoise is often used in the architecture and interiors of mosques, particularly in Iran, Central Asia and Russia.
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