Turquoise is one of my favourite colours, so I thought I’d have a peep through my travel photos to find any with that greenish-blue hue I love so much. Here’s some hand-thrown pottery from Turkey accented with turquoise (a good place to start seeing as the word turquoise originally referred to stones coming from Turkey).
Kayaking on turquoise waters in Waterford.
A steaming pool of turquoise in Yellowstone Park.
Startling turquoise variscite in Utah.
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More varied than any landscape was the landscape in the sky, with islands of gold and silver, peninsulas of apricot and rose against a background of many shades of turquoise and azure. – Cecil Beaton
She would be half a planet away, floating in a turquoise sea, dancing by moonlight to flamenco guitar. – Janet Fitch (White Oleander)