What is the birthstone for people born in December?
Blue Topaz, Turquoise, or Blue Zircon
The birthstone for the month of December is a blue zircon, which is a gemstone. But when cubic zirconias hit the mass market people became confused between the two so blue topaz or turquoise were added. There are different colors of zircons, but only blue is December.
There are also gems designated for Zodiac signs. December 22 makes you a Capricorn, which is a ruby.
Traditional - ziricon, ruby
Modern - turquoise, blue topaz
Mystical - onyx
Ayurvedic - ruby
No, Topaz is not the birthstone of both November and December. It is only the birthstone for November. The birthstone for December is Turquoise, according to the Modern list. Blue topaz is sometimes considered the alternate birthstone for December, but birthstone for November is yellow or natural topaz.