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WILLS shares ~ [November Birthstone - Topaz]

WILLS shares ~ [November Birthstone - Topaz]


Posted at 18:00 • 7 Nov

WILLS JEWELLERY would like to introduce to you one of the protagonists of November’s birthstone, Topaz .

Topaz is the birthstone of November and the 16th wedding anniversary gemstone. There are many theories about the origin of this ore’s name:

One, it comes from the Greek " Topazios ", which means "Topazi", an island in the Red Sea that is rich in yellow gems; two, it is an ancient Egyptian legend. There was an Egyptian princess who tried to murder the pharaoh at the time, but was exiled after her attempt was exposed. Going to a place called "Topas" in the Red Sea, the princess impressed the indigenous people on the island with her sincerity and kindness. The people on the island thought that she was a messenger sent by the sun god, so they gave her a piece of The sun-like gem became the later Topaz; third, Topaz means "searching" and is considered to be able to guide the wearer towards the goal; fourth, it comes from the Indian Sanskrit " Tapaz ", which means " "Fire" means the mysterious vitality burning in the human body.

Topaz is often associated with the sun god in ancient legends. In the Bible, Exodus, verse 28 , paragraphs 15-30 , it is called the " stone of fire " and was inlaid by God on Moses. The gem on Aaron's breastplate is also mentioned in Revelation, verse 21 , paragraph 19 , as one of the twelve cornerstones of the wall of Jerusalem, representing Matthew, one of the twelve apostles of Jesus.

Topaz has a hardness of 8 and is easily broken. The origins are Brazil, Sri Lanka, Madagascar, Myanmar, etc. Topaz has been found in more than a dozen provinces and regions in China, including Xinjiang, Inner Mongolia, Guangdong, and Yunnan. Ancient people thought that topaz was only yellow, so it was also called topaz. In fact, it has many colors, including red, pink, blue, green to transparent and colorless. Blue topaz is more common on the market today, but the production of natural blue topaz is less, but colorless topaz will be After heat or radiation treatment, the stone can turn blue, making the appearance clearer and more beautiful, and of course the price is relatively reasonable. Blue can be divided into different colors: London Blue, Swiss Blue, and Sky Blue . In terms of color, sky blue topaz is very similar to aquamarine , but the price of the gemstone is much more affordable than aquamarine, and it is sometimes used as a substitute for aquamarine.

London Blue, a dark gray blue
Swiss Blue, bright blue
Sky Blue, soft blue

In the eyes of Westerners in the past, topaz could be worn as an amulet, which could ward off evil spirits, eliminate sorrow, and enhance confidence. Wine made from topaz powder has medicinal value and can treat asthma, insomnia, burns and bleeding. Today's topaz also means "friendship", "hope" and "whiteness", which can enhance communication skills and maintain a good relationship with the people around you. Blue topaz also represents beauty, quietness, reason, serenity and cleanliness. It can help people sort out their chaotic thoughts and encourage people to open their minds and not be limited to narrow ideas. Therefore, topaz is suitable for people who lack confidence and are very suspicious.


BLUE TOPAZ by WILLS JEWELLERY

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Celebrities love topaz

Topaz has bright colors and is loved by many celebrities. It is used in various occasions.

Princess Kate wore topaz earrings and necklace during the Queen's 92nd Birthday Parade.

Oscar-winning actress Kitty Blanche once wore topaz earrings to attend events.

Brigitte Lin was given a topaz crown to represent her birthday on a mainland show.


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