Pink, yellow, smoky, brown... topaz comes in a wide variety of colors. But it's December that is lucky enough to call blue topaz its very own.
One of the most rare colors of topaz, blue topaz comes in a range of bright, brilliant shades of icy blue. Its calm energy and subtle hue is a great way to celebrate everyone born in this last month of the year.
Throughout history, topaz has played an important role in folklore and mythology. In Egypt, it was associated with the sun god, Ra, who was thought to be the giver of all life. The Greeks believed it had the power to increase strength, and the Romans thought it improved wearers' eyesight.
Today, topaz is believed by many to heal and energize, as well as to promote truth and forgiveness. Blue topaz in particular has been said to enhance creativity and improve concentration, making it a great choice for everyone from professionals to parents to people working in creative fields.
Ranging from sky blue to deep peacock, blue topaz has a variety of uses to make rings, necklaces and pendants a singular beauty. Not only is it the December birthstone, but it's also the state gemstone of Texas, giving it additional significance to December babies born in that state. But no matter when or where you were born, with its reminiscence of sea and sky, blue topaz is a powerful symbol of nature's power and beauty.