Color: Sky blue to various shades of green to greenish and yellowish gray

Gem Info: The name means “Turkish Stone” since it was introduced to Europe by way of Turkey. Turquoise is a soft stone that should be kept away from harsh chemicals, heat or bright sunlight. Because of its cheerful colors of gentle sky blue and sea green it is said to endow the wearer with happiness and confidence.

Healing Properties: Turquoise has been used to treat depression. Native Americans, Tibetans and Egyptians have considered it a powerful healing stone. It is said to bring happiness and good fortune and is considered a symbol of friendship and said to maintain harmony between couples.

Birthstone: December