Turquoise is a stone of protection, strong and opaque, yet soothing to the touch, healing to the eye, as if carved from an azure heaven and slipped to earth. Turquoise said to possess many powers. It is considered a healing and protective stone that enhances courage in the wearer. It is also said to attract love, friendship, money and luck. A proverb states, '' Given by a loving hand it brings with it happiness and good fortune.'' Turquoise is a stone of communication and is recommended for people who have a fear of public speaking. It is believed to make a speaker more eloquent, loving, creative and honest.