December 7, 2009

December Birthstone: Beautiful Turquoise

If you were born in December, Turquoise is your traditional birth stone. It is one of the oldest protection amulets and was also known as a symbol of wealth in many ancient cultures. Turquoise protects the wearer from negative energy and brings good fortune. It is the symbol of friendship and also brings peace to the home. Used with copper, its power is increased and, let's say it, the contrast looks simply amazing!

Other wonderful stones associated with December are Chrysoprase (encourages hope and joy), Hematite (improves relationship), Bloodstone (circulation of all energy and stop bleeding) and Lapis Lazuli (one of the most powerful stone, brings matter more clearly to the mind).


There are numerous traditions that have been developed over the centuries that connect a particular gemstone to your birth month. Some can be dated back to old Egypt and even early Greek culture. Because certain gem stones have more vibration power at certain times of the year, the month of a stone's power time determines your birthstone (or natal stone).

That being said, hope you'll wear turquoise (or any other gem stone for that matter) mostly because you like it or are attracted to it and not only because it is your birthstone. It is truly a beautiful gem:)

Take care,


Patricia Wood
VerreDesign

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