Turquoise Birthstone

Turquoise birthstone with quartz

A piece of turquoise with quartz

Turquoise is the official birthstone of December, which means that turquoise is thought to bring especially good luck to anyone born in December.  Though the idea of birthstones has existed for thousands of years, the turquoise birthstone was officially assigned to December in 1912. If you know someone born in December, consider purchasing a piece of jewelry with their turquoise birthstone for their birthday this year.

History of Turquoise Birthstone

Turquoise’s association with December birthdays extends for hundreds of years. For example, this poem about December’s turquoise birthstone was published in the 1800s:

If cold December gave you birth,
The month of snow and ice and mirth,
Place on your hand a turquoise blue;
Success will bless whate’er you do.

As the poem says, turquoise will help people born in December to be successful and happy, no matter their circumstances.

It is not hard to see why turquoise is a great birthstone for December. In almost all cultures, it is associated with very beneficial things like luck, good fortune, open communication, and protection from disease. A turquoise birthstone brings all of these good things to people born in December. It also protects against negative influences and the supernatural.

For anyone born in December, a gift of turquoise birthstone jewelry is the perfect way to promote health and happiness throughout the year. Turquoise also helps to eliminate emotional distress and depression, so those with December birthdays will find that their turquoise birthstone really has a huge effect on their overall health and vitality.

Turquoise is a powerful stone that can bring balance and health to anyone, but its effect is particularly strong on people born in December.

Have you purchased jewelry featuring a turquoise birthstone for a friend or family member born in December? Leave us a comment and let us know how they liked it and whether it affected their overall well-being.

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