December Birthstone: Turquoise & Tanzanite
- FUN FACTS: Tanzanite is only found in one place worldwide — in Tanzania, on a few square miles of land near Mt. Kilimanjaro. Turquoise is one of the world’s very oldest gemstones, documented in ancient Egypt as early as 4,000 BC.
- MEANING OF TURQUOISE: Health ♦ Good Fortune ♦ Protection
- SUPPOSED HEALING PROPERTIES OF TURQUOISE: According to GIA, guaranteeing “health, good fortune, and protection from evil.”
- VIEW MORE: For more about Tanzanite, see our blog announcing our Very Peri collection. To learn more about the history of Turquoise, check out our blog feature on Turquoise and Gold. View all of our Tanzanite jewelry here, and our Turquoise jewelry here.