December Birthstone: Tanzanite and Turquoise Metaphysical Properties
Posted on November 27 2018
There are two traditional birthstones for the month of December, Tanzanite and Turquoise. Wearing your traditional birthstone can help enhance the positive aspects of your sign and decrease the undesirable traits, essentially balancing your unique energy.
The zodiac sun sign for December is Sagittarius, a fire sign ruled by Jupiter - the planet of growth, expansion, and pushing beyond limitations. Sagittarius is a visionary and a natural explorer. They are open to experiences and seekers of adventure. They are carefree, though sometimes to the point of carelessness. Sagittarius is cheery and optimistic, though when issues spring up they are sure to show their fire.
Tanzanite Metaphysical Properties
Tanzanite is a metaphysical stone, protective of the inner world and can be used as a “vehicle” for psychic and spiritual movement. Usually occurring in shades of blue, Tanzanite is also associated with the throat chakra and communication. Tanzanites most notable traits are aiding in meditation, heightened vibration, and increasing the heart-mind connection.
Fire, the native element of Sagittarius, is strongly connected to the spirit. It is natural for Sagittarius to have a rich spiritual life. Tanzanite can provide a key for Sagittarius to enter into the spiritual realm or unlock their spiritual potential. Tanzanite may temper fiery moments of this sign where they feel “ahead of themselves” or have trouble expressing their needs clearly. Tanzanite may help Sagittarius to slow down in order to bring more balance to their daily life.
Turquoise Metaphysical Properties
Turquoise is the color of the sunny sky and is associated with the heavens. It has been considered a precious stone across time and across cultures. Turquoise has been associated with royalty and adornment, making it a fanciful stone often used in jewelry. Turquoise is also used ceremonially and in the transition between life and death. Qualities of Turquoise include healing, balancing, protection, and wisdom.
Movement is a quality of Sagittarius. They are often dancers or fitness enthusiasts. The archer is the symbol for this sign and represents Sagittarius’s knack for “aiming high” and “hitting their target.” Sagittarius prefers having a sense of direction in their lives and to know where they are going. They are optimistic, sometimes to a fault, and like to see the good in themselves and in the world.
Turquoise is associated with travel. This is useful for Sagittarius’s tendency toward movement, literally and metaphorically. Turquoise is believed to provide protection for travelers and to aid in making wise decisions, which can help in Sagittarius’s aims and search for direction. Both Sagittarius and Turquoise are associated with friendship and both attract companionship.