Blue Zircon is one of the official birthstones of December along with Tanzanite and Turquoise. Zircon has a long and fascinating history, dating back to the beginning of time. It has been discovered that Zircon crystals began forming nearly 4.5 billion years ago! This gemstone is often confused with Cubic Zirconia – a synthetic gemstone. However, Zircon is a natural gemstone. This gorgeous gemstone is available in an array of colours that include yellow, red, brown, blue, green and colourless (white). In addition, this gem has such a brilliant sparkle that they are often used in place of Diamonds. For instance, the colourless Zircon stones.