Here in North America, Turquoise had great meaning to the peoples of the southwest. It represented water, the sky and abundance, bountiful harvests and health.
Referred to as the “Stone of Life”, it drew helpful spirits, repelled negative energy and brought prosperity to the wearer. It is considered a stone of good luck, and brings calm and tranquility helping to dispel negative energies and bring peace. When given by a loved one turquoise is said to bring happiness, good fortune and prosperity.
Turquoise is the birthstone of December, and is one of the gifts for 6th and 11th anniversary.