The Meaning of December Birthstones

Being a December born has a lot of perks. Not only it is the month of get-togethers and festivities, but it is also the month of beautiful blue gemstones. Deeply hued tanzanite, multi-colored zircon and subtle turquoise, a December born woman has a lot of option to choose from when it comes to birthstone jewelry. Moreover, buying these gemstones is not a pricey affair. You are certainly a lucky man if your wife or fiancée or girlfriend has her birthday in December as you have plenty of jewelry options to surprise her and that too without burning a hole in your pocket.


But, before you indulge in some birthstone jewelry shopping, here is a detailed elucidation on the symbolic meanings of December birthstones, i.e. Tanzanite, Zircon and Turquoise.

Tanzanite – Fortune and Happiness

birth stone of december - tanzanite
Tanzanite is one of the rarest gems that were ever discovered on the face of this earth. Deep velvety blue with a tinge of violet and purple, it is found on just one place on this earth, Tanzania. The most coveted December birthstone, this blue beauty stands for a happy life filled with good fortune. Our celebrities also show a special love for this rare blue gemstone in various red carpet events and special occasions. Moderately priced, you do not have to think twice before buying tanzanite rings and pendants for your beloved.

Zircon – Spirituality in plethora of shades

birth stone of december - zircon
Zircon gemstone is often related to the color of the sky. However, this gorgeous gem comes in rainbow colors ranging from colorless to yellow, green and reddish brown.
Since time immemorial, this beautiful stone was believed to possess healing powers; it can relieve pain and even protect one’s body from any disease. Zircon has the ability to instill energy into its wearers, rejuvenating their senses thereby helping people suffering from insomnia.

Turquoise – Friendship and Peace
Birth stone of december - Turquoise
From greenish blue to pale sky blue, Turquoise is one of the oldest stones ever found. A symbol of true friendship and stone, this lovely stone is said to take on the characteristic of its owner. Moreover, it is also touted to bring good fortune to its wearer as it has the ability to ward-off all the negative energy around him/her. Turquoise jewelry was one of the most revered in ancient Egyptian civilizations and holds a rare charm and beauty, till date.

All these December birthstones are hued in a sophisticated shade of blue and will make for classic jewels. So, which one would you pick? Timeless tanzanite or enchanting Zircon? Let us know your preference in the comment section below.

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