The December birthstone, turquoise, is regarded as a love charm. It is also a symbol of good fortune and success and is believed to protect its wearer from harm. The beauty and history of turquoise is hard to match! Steeped in history and intrigue, it is truly a captivating stone. Whether you study ancient Egyptians, Chinese Dynasties, Aztec Mythology or Native American people, it seems clear that turquoise has always been considered a stone of life, beauty and good fortune.