Topaz; the cool gemstone!!

“Who first comes to this world below
In dreary November’s fog and snow,
Should prize the topaz amber hue,
Emblem of friends and lovers true.”- Birthdaygems poems

yellow topaz

The November Birthstone named “topaz” received its name from a Sanskrit word meaning “fire.” And in ancient lore, the topaz could be used to control heat. It was said to have the power to cool boiling water, as well as excessive anger.

Topaz occurs in a range of magnificent colors – blue, pale green, varying shades of yellow, pink, red, brown and even black. Pure topaz itself is a colorless stone. This gem, with its lively fire, clarity, beautiful colors and hardness is ideal for jewelry such as clips, necklaces, brooches and bracelets. Pure topaz, when brilliantly cut, can be often mistaken for a diamond.

White Topaz

 Because of its rarity, topaz is an expensive gem. The most valued and rarest color is red. Imperial topaz-sherry colored varieties of brownish-yellow, orange-yellow and reddish brown-are the most popular topaz stones and command high prices, as do pink colored stones. Light blue and pale yellow topazes are of less value, but are nevertheless stunning in beauty.

topaz

Topaz was once thought to strengthen the mind, increase wisdom, and prevent mental disorders. It was thought to guard against sudden death. Powdered topaz added to wine was used to prevent asthma and insomnia. A cure for weak vision called for immersing the stone in wine for three days and nights, then rubbing the liquid on the eyes.

Visit the Kalajee Jewellery Store and check out a beautiful range of rings, earrings, bracelets and other stunning jewellery in Topaz.

Address:  Kalajee Jewellery Store –  K Tower, 41 Mahaveer Marg, C-Scheme Jaipur. Ph. : 0141 510 2222 ext. 5113434 Website: http://kalajee.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/kalajee  Twitter: http://twitter.com/kalajeejewels  Pinterest: http://pinterest.com/kalajee

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