Blue zircon is the most popular modern December birthstone.


Legends and lore of zircon are:

  • Zircon was used in the hilt of Excalibur
  • Zircon is a recommended amulet for travelers as protection against the plague (COVID-19)* and injuries
  • Zircon helped with lightning strikes
  • Zircon assists as a sleep aide
  • Assures cordial reception upon hotel check-in if wearing Zircon


However, blue topaz and tanzanite are also modern options. Turquoise and lapis lazuli are the traditional birthstones. Since blue is such a popular color for gemstones any of these choices would look fabulous, but a well-cut blue zircon will really outshine its rivals.

*modern day plague