Gifts in December
Topaz: Gem of Comfort
Topaz gemstones symbolize friendship and can be many different colors. They are mostly connected to warm hues like orange, yellow, and brown. The rarest Topaz colors are pinkish-red, purple, and orange. Yellow Topaz is the birthstone for November, and Blue Topaz is the birthstone for December.
Turquoise: Gem of Joy
Turquoise is a birthstone for the month of December. It is a blue to blue green to yellowish green mineral that has been used as a gemstone for thousands of years. Bright blue turquoise is the most preferred color.
Zircon is another gem that serves as a birthstone for the month of December. It is a bright gem with high luster, and many specimens produce a colorful fire that is similar to diamond. Because of these properties, zircon was once used as an alternative stone for diamond.