spacer
M&M Jewelers on Facebook
M&M Jewelers on Pinterest
M&M Jewelers on Twitter
M&M Jewelers on Youtube
M&M Jewelers on Google Plus
M&M Jewelers on Flickr
M&M Jewelers on Instagram
M&M Jewelers on Tumblr
Mobile Website of M&M Jewelers
HOME | ABOUT US | PRESS RELEASE | CONTACT US | COUPONS | VIDEOS | LOGIN | SIGN UP | WISH LIST
(0 Items)
spacer
M&M Jewelers in Birmingham, AL
spacer
Contact M&M Jewelers in Birmingham, AL (205) 991-0593
Check out M & M Jewelers on Yelp
spacer
spacer
Watch Coupon
spacer
Home  /  Education  /  Birthstone Guide
Education
Buying a DiamondJewelry CareDiamond Comparison Information BirthStone Guide Tips on caring for jewelry
BACK
December Birthstone
There are two different birthstones associated with the month of December: Blue Topaz and Turquoise. Both birthstones vary in its properties but have one thing common i.e its unique blue color.
December Stone of the month Blue Topaz / Turquoise
Blue Topaz

Blue Topaz, a variation of the most common gem Topaz, is the birthstone for the month of December. The name "topaz" is derived from the Greek word "Topazos". Topaz is a silicate mineral of aluminum and fluorine that is found in pegmatites near silica rock that are volcanic in origin.

There are three main shades of Blue Topaz: London Blue, Sky and Swiss. London Blue is the deepest of blue and it is a substitute to Sapphire for those who cannot afford.

Ancient traditional birthstones:

  • Arabic: Ruby
  • Guardian angel: Adnachiel
  • Hebrew: Ruby
  • Hindu: Topaz
  • His Talismanic stone: Beryl
  • Polish: Turquoise
  • Roman: Ruby

When gifted to a loved one, the blue topaz symbolizes eternal love and faithfulness.

Turquoise

The word Turquoise is derived from the Greek word "Turkois" which means "Turkish"; It so called because it was first brought from Turkey. Turquoise is a mineral consisting of copper aluminum phosphate. Turquoise is the only gemstone belonging to the phosphates family. Turquoise is found in the following countries: Iran, United States, Africa, Australia, Siberia, and Europe.

Turquoise is the Wedding anniversary gemstone for the 5th and 11th year of marriage. Turquoise is symbol of happiness, success and good fortune for those born in the month of December.

Find an amazing gift for your loved ones at our store.

Tanzanite

This extraordinary gemstone was discovered in 1967 was enthusiastically celebrated by the specialists as the 'gemstone of the 20th century'. It is named after the East African state of Tanzania, the only place in the world where it has been found.

Tanzanite is blue, surrounded by a fine hint of purple. It consists of calcium aluminium silicate and is not particularly hard, having a value of 6.5 to 7 on the Mohs scale.

BACK
Spacer
spacer
spacer
spacer
About M&M Jewelers
spacer
spacer
spacer
spacer
spacer
spacer
Jewelry Collection
spacer
spacer
spacer
spacer
spacer
spacer
Categories
spacer
spacer
spacer
Testimonials of M&M Jewelers
Write Testimonials
spacer
About Us
Contact Us
Videos
Events
Services
Testimonials
Blog
spacer spacer
spacer
Bridal Sets
Engagement Rings
Three Stone Rings
Fashion Rings
Wedding Bands
spacer spacer spacer
Diamond Earrings
Diamond Pendants
Diamond Bangles
Embrace Collection
Black & White Diamond Collection
spacer spacer
spacer
Monthly Specials
Catalogs
Coupons
Education
Color SG Collection
Football Jewelry
Gabriel
Search Diamond Inventory
Spacer
Better Business Bureau Supporting Our Focus Greater Shelby County
Spacer
spacer
Serving Birmingham AL | Pelham AL | Alabaster AL and the surrounding communities.
spacer
2568415
Copyright 2017 © M&M Jewelers. All rights reserved. | Sitemap Developed, Maintained & SEO by: Prerak InfoTech
spacer