Gem Story

Topaz, available in an exceptionally wide color range, is one of the most popular gemstones in the world. For centuries, many people believed that wearing topaz would assure a long life, beauty, and intelligence. It brings joy, generosity, abundance, and good health to its wearer.

The ancient Greeks believed that topaz gave them strength. In Europe during the Renaissance (the period from the 1300s to the 1600s) people thought that topaz could break magic spells and dispel anger. For centuries, many people in India have believed that topaz worn above the heart assures long life, beauty, and intelligence.

Topaz has long been associated with healing and remotivating and has been called the gemstone of good fortune and love. It is thought to give one the energy to promote truthfulness and forgiveness. Wearing Topaz has been said to help stabilize one’s emotions and calm one’s nerves. Blue Topaz has been said to unite mind, body, and spirit, while Yellow/Golden Topaz brings about a sense of optimism and strengthening one’s character.

Topaz is the birthstone for November