Gemstone of the Month for December: Facts and Symbolism

Posted on December 22, 2016, 12:28 pm
4 mins

A gemstone is one of the most popular material used to enhance the aesthetics of our favorite jewelry pieces. Whether a jewelry is made of silver or gold, gemstones have always been its perfect match. There are a number of reasons as to why gemstones have been significant to us as time passes by. One of its reason is the linkage of these precious stones to each month of the year. The other reason is the symbolism behind each stones. Furthermore, gemstones have absolutely given a great sophistication towards jewelry items. These stones have been one of our reasons when we choose to purchase a magnificent piece of jewelry.


We always look forward to jewelry pieces designed with a gemstone which represents our birth month. Since its December, holidays and birthdays are coming up. Most of the December babies out there would certainly want to receive or buy themselves a jewelry gift which is a representation of the current month. Let us look further on some facts about these precious stones! Moreover, let us discover each of their symbolism.

Normally, each month is represented with one gemstone. However, the month of December is represented by three precious stones! All these three have one thing in common: they all carry a unique blue tone which perfectly complements the winters of December. Here are the gemstones that represent this month:


Tanzanite is a unique stone. This precious stone is very special specially because it can only be found in one place on Earth: the foothills of Mount Kilimanjaro. This valued gem has an exotic velvety blue color with a rich purple. This gem is one of the most famous blue stones. Tanzanite is referred to as a “stone of magic” as it is believed to help with spiritual awareness and psychic insight. Also, it is sometimes called as the stone of the workaholic because of the reason that it helps a person to take things slow and easy. ┬áIt is also believed to stress and depression.


Turquoise is one of oldest and widely known precious stone of the world. It has been used since ancient times of Egyptians Pharaohs and Native Americans. This valued gem is an opaque. Its color varies from light to dark blue or blue green. This gem contains an intricate pattern of narrow veins of other materials in various colors often called as spider web. Turquoise is believed to be a symbol of wealth and attributes healing powers.


Zircon is a wonderful gem which attributes various colors of green, dark red, yellow, brown, and orange. However, the most famous colors of this precious stone today are vivid blue and bright Caribbean Sea colors. This valued gem is rare and affordable which is why it has been one of the most sought after gemstones among the others. Zircon is believed to be an aid resting. It is also believed to be a symbol of wisdom and honor to whoever wears a jewelry with this precious stone on.