TOPAZ NATURAL GEMSTONE
Topaz of any kind is a good jewelry stone and is historically one of the most important gemstones. The name of topaz is probably derived from an island in the Red Sea, "Topazos," today called Zabargad, the ancient source of peridot.
Topaz comes in many colors, including light, brown, yellow, orange, red, pink and blue. Blue topaz is the most popular topaz variety and is one of the most coveted gemstones to be ring mounted. It is highlighted in all its usual cut shapes: oval, round, octagonal, marquise, pear, princess, baguette, heart, brilliant, fantasy, etc. It can be used as a bracelet, necklace, earrings, or pendant. The gemstone looks beautiful when set in necklaces, earrings, pendants, and bracelets. Topaz is becoming gradually popular as an inexpensive Diamond Simulant. Faceted spheres and Gigantic gems are cut from solid flawless crystals, and these make exquisite and exclusive collectors’ items.
Topaz is the birthstone of those who were born in November. Topaz is a pleochroic gem, which means that its shades vary according to the angle of vision and thus gives a lot of shine and brilliance to the stone. With its moderately high refractive index and hardness of eight (Mohs scale), without particular sensitivity to chemicals, it can be used, with proper in any jewelry application. This beautiful stone with bright sparkle is very popular for the joy and happiness it spreads powerfully around her and in a sustained way. It is a stone of great love passion, very complete. It works on both heart and mind, it stimulates the faculties and sexual sensitivity, always with great tenderness.
Topaz jewelry looks magnificent with almost any outfit. Topaz usually goes well with white metals like sterling silver, white gold or platinum. Over centuries people have believed Topaz has paranormal powers and has curative properties. None the less, Topaz is considered elegant, modern and one of the most sought-after gemstones for jewellery.
Finally, Proper care of Topaz jewelry is a must to save the stones from any damage. The stone should be protected from any hard blows. You should not allow the surface of the stone to get scratched, as it will spoil the entire look of the jewelry. Substantial temperature changes are a strict no-no for Topaz jewelry. Topaz jewelry should never be cleaned with an ultrasonic cleaner. The best way to clean your Topaz jewelry is with a warm soapy water.