As cool and inviting as the blue lake on an intense summer day, Turquoise is for December babies. It is gorgeous!
Birthstones have been around since the ancient times...to the Zodiac. The origin is believed to date back to the piece of armor covering the chest of Aaron which contained twelve gemstones representing the twelve tribes of Israel. However modern birthstones are linked to the calendar months. They are known to be precious as well as semi-precious. They basically come in different shapes, sizes, colors and textures. Different kinds of society have different kinds of sets of twelve attractive semi-precious as well as precious stones.
However, these stones differ from one society to another when it comes to representing a month; it is a common theory among all society that these birthstones definitely bring good health and luck, and even some believe that these stones have certain powers as well. According to the legends, wearing a gemstone during its assigned month heightened its healing powers.
You might be wondering what your birthstone is. There are two (2) December birthstones, though both are beautiful and have its own meaning, what catches me most is the beauty of Turquoise. This birthstone jewelry is gaining a lot of popularity. It is known for its unique color and its value. Turquoise comes in different hues of blue and green as well as soft. It requires a lot of care.
So named because it was initially brought to Europe by way of Turkey, this stone is one of the first gems to be used in jewelry. Turquoise was considered by ancients to be the sacred stone, protective against evil and ill health. This beautiful stone represents friendship and luck.
When it comes to giving a birthstone jewelry as a gift to someone special, then make sure to keep in mind that you could as well give this jewelry as a gift on dates other someone's birthday. Though known as a birthstone, that does not mean that it would not make a great friendship surprise or Valentine's Day gift or even to gift someone who means a lot to you, like your mother. In gifting for some occasion, it is very nice to let them know that you are giving them because it is their birthstone and also let them know the meaning behind the stone jewelry. For myself, I will definitely appreciate how much attention that you have tried to put in choosing a piece of jewelry, I will surely be touched and will treasure that gift for years, the thought and the present.
Turquoise has been in the history for long, celebrated in and associated with stories or legends. From ancient civilizations to modern era, turquoise history has played a major role in the popularity of this stone.
For those who are December babies, celebrate your birthday with this beautiful and mystical beauty of Turquoise and enhance the mythical power on it. Spend your special day surrounded by people whom you care and close to you, celebrating the passing of another year!
Francezca Christine Nadela is just beginning to discover the world of gemstones. Her feminine instincts love collecting information on jewelry, particularly turquoise jewelry. You may visit their website at http://www.ForeverTurquoiseJewelry.com