Lucky December born get two great birthstones for their month: turquoise and tanzanite. This post will concern the turquoise.
Turquoise has been long associated with the Southwest and Native Americans and magic, although it is an ancient stone that is found worldwide including in Egyptian tombs.Tanzanite is the newest birthstone that we have, it was discovered this century in the country it is named after Tanzania.
More on the Deep and Fascinating History of Turquoise
Native Americans have held turquoise sacred for centuries. The legend is that when Mother Earth was created, the Natives danced and sang – and they cried tears of joy when the rains came to deliver the vegetation that sustained them. According to Native American legend, tears fell to the Earth and became turquoise, treasured and sacred. Native American jewelers, especially the Zuni tribe trained from the time they were children to make the beautiful silver and turquoise jewelry from the natural materials around their lands, and they still do.
As previously mentioned the Egyptians also held turquoise in tremendously high regard. King Tut was just one of the many pharaohs who celebrated and venerated his death with turquoise covered sarcophagi.
I have found some tremendous values for the December birthstone jewelry
Beautiful genuine turquoise necklaces.
It is important to try to make sure that you get natural turquoise, to get the magical benefits of the green and blue stone.
December born women will love showing off their beautiful December turquoise birthstones with these bracelets.
Cuff Bracelets are easier to fit than rings and yet they look stylish.
Carolyn Pollack Sterling Silver Multi Gemstone Black Leather Cuff BraceletSouthwest Style Bracelet 925 Sterling Silver Genuine Turquoise & Gemstones JewelryTurquoise Bracelet Sterling Silver 925 with Genuine TurquoiseSouthwest Style Genuine Turquoise 925 Sterling Silver Cluster Bracelet (Purple)Turquoise Bracelet Sterling Silver 925 with Genuine TurquoiseStackable 925 Sterling Silver Bangle Bracelet with Genuine Purple Turquoise6.00ctw Genuine turquoise 925 Sterling Silver Overlay Handmade Fashion Cuff Bangle Jewelry
Turquoise is A Timeless Treasure
Turquoise takes more Than a Million Years to form
Turquoise is not mined, but instead is formed as water drips through rocks that have copper, and other minerals in them. A complex chemical reaction causes the turquoise. All the reactions to the “impurities” become the beautiful veining and colors of turquoise.
Here are some exceptional December birthstone turquoise rings.
The classic birthstone gift is the ring.
Stone Rings: Sterling Silver Stackable Expressions Turquoise Polished RingTurquoise Ring in Sterling Silver 925 & Genuine Turquoise Size 5 to 11 (5)925 Sterling Silver Reconstituted Turquoise Oval Rope Braided Edge Vintage Band Ring925 Sterling Silver Ring with Genuine Turquoise Sizes 6 to 11Antiqued SS Stackable Turquoise RingTurquoise Oval Cabochon Ring in 14K GoldStone Rings: Sterling Silver Stackable Expressions Polished Turquoise RingStone Rings: Sterling Silver & 14k Stackable Expressions Turquoise Antiqued Ring
December’s Birthstone: the gorgeous turquoise.
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