December Birthstone

The December Birthstone is Turquoise

The birthstone for December is Turquoise and the December birthstone color is Blue. The brilliant blue Turquoise gemstone is associated with success, happiness and prosperity and is one of the earliest gemstones to be cast in jewelry since ancient times

Turquoise is formed by groundwater containing copper that has seeped into the bedrock. Reactions with other minerals over time form an opaque stone of stunning shades of blues and greens. The dark lines and shapes seen in turquoise are derived from the surrounding rock and known as matrix.

The name Turquoise comes from ‘pierre turquoise’ which means ‘stone of Turkey’ so called when the stone was brought to Europe from Turkish bazaars.

DECEMBER BIRTHDAY INFO CARD

December Birthstone Turquoise

December

December birthstone - Turquoise

Official December birthstones - Turquoise, Tanzanite and Blue Zircon

December alternative birthstone - Blue Topaz

December birthstone color - blue

December birth flower - Narcissus (daffodil)

 

Turquoise

11th wedding anniversary

Zodiac birthstone Sagittarius (Nov 23 - Dec 21)

 

Tanzanite

24th wedding anniversary

December Birthstone Turquoise

December Birthstone Jewelry

Turquoise Tree of Life Pendant by Phoenix Fire Designs
Turquoise Tree of Life Pendant
by Phoenix Fire Designs

December Birthday Card

December Birth Flowers - Poinsettia & Narcissus by Blazing Star Studio
December Birth Flowers - Poinsettia & Narcissus
by Blazing Star Studio

 

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