Recent Examples of turquoise from the Web
TECH-nique: Bright turquoise, pink and purple colors anchored with Brilliant White and Frosted Almond nod to technology.
By adding lead, antimony, copper, manganese and other natural elements, pieces could be made to replicate lapis lazuli, carnelian, alabaster and turquoise.
Add the ultimate marine layer with diamonds, turquoise and enamel.
Some have gray hair, some have turquoise, some have none.
It's considered an attempt to upstage the bride, and no amount of turquoise can cover that.
From shimmery, sea-green-colored locks and lashes to pedicure polish and swimwear in shades of turquoise and jade, the mermaid trend has only become more popular this summer — now crossing over into cocktails.
Earrings: Devon Leigh turquoise and coral double hoop earrings, $385, Neiman Marcus Fort Worth.
What separates this from making you look like a Smurf are the varying shades of blue stylists typically use to achieve the look, like cobalt, turquoise, teal and hints of green.
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Origin and Etymology of turquoise
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
TURQUOISE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of turquoise for English Language Learners
: a bluish-green stone used in jewelry
: a bluish-green color
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