Brilliant blues are Decembers birthstones. Of course, all three color choices for anyone celebrating a birthday this month are sure to brighten your day and keep the Winter blues away.
Brilliant Blues – Turquoise
Whether you are shopping for light blue, a bright blue or turquoise; you are sure to find the perfect gift for anyone who has a December birthday. Turquoise is considered to be one of the oldest gemstones and has been know for many decades for its special powers. At the same time, though this gemstone is ancient; the name Turquoise is much newer.
Because Turquoise is more fragile than the other 2 gemstones for December; you should not consider this gemstone for an engagement ring. So, if you are looking for an engagement ring with one of December’s birthstones; be sure to visit our December Birthstone Engagement Rings post for everything you need to know about the difference gemstones.
Turquoise, Ruby and Diamonds marry in this unique Cocktail Ring. Set in 14k yellow gold, this style features 6 oval Turquoise gemstones, 7 oval Rubies and 6 round Diamonds set in a large oval design.
Brilliant Blues – Zircon
Moreover, a Zircon can be colorless and was often used as a diamond imitation in the early 1900s. But, today the most common color of the Zircon is a bluish-green often referred to as Zircon Blue. In addition, this color was considered to promote honor, wisdom and bring prosperity.
Also, this gemstone is extremely affordable and the earth tone colors continue to grow in popularity.
From our Estate collection, this Art Noveau Bracelet from the early 1900s features an untreated blue Zircon gemstone with a “D” hallmark. Set in 14k yellow gold, this style features blue Zircon gemstones in this bracelet.
Brilliant Blues – Tanzanite
So, this gemstone was first discovered in 1969; however it wasn’t added to the December birthstones until 2002. Meanwhile, today a Tanzanite is one of the most popular gemstones.
When Tanzanite is first taken from the ground; the color is usually brown. However, with the gentle heat; the blue color emerges. And, when you are looking at the gemstone; you may see blue, bronze and purple too.
Glittering Tanzanite gemstones make up these gorgeous Earrings. Set in 14k white gold; this style features 2 oval Tanzanite gemstones and 6 round Diamonds perfect for any occasion.
In summary, with three brilliant blue December birthstone choices; no one will be feeling blue.