December Birthstones: Zircon, Tanzanite and Turquoise

  • By interactive
  • 22 Dec, 2016

Find December birthstones at your jewelry store in Rockford

December Birthstone: Zircon, Tanzanite and Turquoise

December-born jewelry fans have plenty of reasons to celebrate with a custom jewelry piece from their local jewelry store in Rockford. In fact, there are 3 very good reasons to get excited for another year —Zircon, Tanzanite and Turquoise! December birthdays have 3 beautiful gemstones that they can choose from when creating a beautiful and one-of-a-kind jewelry piece with Master Craftsman, Christopher Anderson.

Zircon, Tanzanite and Turquoise: The Special Meaning Behind December's Birthstones


In the Middle Ages, zircon was believed to help aid the body in resting and thought to bring prosperity, honor and wisdom to those who wore it. While this gemstone can be found in a variety of different colors, blue is the most popular shade used in modern jewelry design. Other color variations include green, yellow, dark red, brown and orange. With a wide range of color options and an affordable price, zircon is perfect for a December birthday gift.


This gorgeous gemstone is unlike any other in the world because it can only be found in one special place —the foothills of Mount Kilimanjaro. Exotic, timeless and grand, tanzanite is a beautiful choice for showing the December birthday in your life just how special they are. This gemstone is well-loved the world over for its unique blue hue, which is usually accompanied by overtones of purple or lavender. While it is rarely available in a pure blue color, most custom jewelry fans appreciate the rich and velvety purple overtones.


Turquoise has been used in jewelry making for centuries and is one of the oldest known gemstones on Earth. It was a favorite of the Egyptian Pharaohs, the Native Americans and almost every other great group of people in between. Thought to carry healing powers, it was once believed to help promote the wearer's status and wealth. Other cultures also believed that turquoise could help protect people from evil and bring along good luck. This opaque gem can be found in several brilliant shades of blue ranging from light to dark blue or blue-green.

Feature One or More of December's Birthstones in a Custom Jewelry Piece

All 3 of the beautiful blue birthstones for December can be used in different and unique ways. Whether you are looking to create a statement piece with the exotic tanzanite, a cherished pair of earrings with zircon or incorporate the bold turquoise gemstone into an elaborate bracelet, the possibilities are endless. With 3 different and equally beautiful December birthstone options, you can give the gift of one-of-a-kind custom jewelry to your loved one this year.

From the beginning sketching stages to choosing the highest quality materials and finally crafting your handmade custom jewelry piece, Master Craftsman Christopher is ready to bring your ideas to life. give the gift of healing, prosperity, protection, honor and wisdom with a dazzling custom design. For the best and most customer friendly custom jewelry store in Rockford, look no further than Jewelry by Christopher .

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