Turquoise Save the Dates

Turquoise is actually an ornamental gem stone. The word "turquoise" is derived from the French word for "Turkish," as the stones originally came from Turkey. It has become popular in the world of jewelry. Navajo Indians use turquoise as a central part of their jewelry creations. To the Navajo people turquoise represents happiness, luck, and health—three great wishes for any couple who are engaged to be married.

But the color turquoise is often associated with something far from the desert: the sea. Turquoise plays well with other colors found in the tropical paradises where the shore meets the sea. That's why turquoise-colored save the dates are a solid choice for destination weddings that take place alongside the ocean. The color perfectly encapsulates the notion of a seaside wedding scene. Your wedding guests will instantly get a sense of your destination wedding's location when you use turquoise save the dates.

Destination weddings don't have a lock on the color turquoise, however. It's great for garden weddings or even if it's just your favorite color because it couples well with shades of blue, green, gold, white—and just about every pastel. In our collection you'll see turquoise save the date templates that work for weddings both seaside and inland.