Birthstone for December

The December birthstone, turquoise, is regarded as a love charm. It is also a symbol of good fortune and success, and it is believed to relax the mind and to protect its wearer from harm. Turquoise necklace , in particular, are thought to keep away evil spirits.

December's birthstone is Lapis Lazuli. Worn by High Priests in ancient times, it's considered to be a very powerful healing stone. It represents tenderness and creativity, and is considered extremely lucky for those engaging in any form of art.

Goldstone is said to be the stone of ambition.  It builds energy, courage and a positive attitude.  Increases drive and confidence.  A gently uplifting stone, Goldstone promotes vitality.

Goldstone helps to reduce stomach tension and benefits arthritic conditions.  It is helpful to bones, painful joints and circulation.