Blue was once amongst the rarest colour to be seen in Topaz gemstone. Today, however, gem experts are able to turn the colourless variety into an array of blues through treatments. The technique they use is similar to that which naturally occurs in several areas of Brazil, where Blue Topaz has been discovered naturally. There are three stunning Blue Topaz gemstone colours; Sky Blue, London Blue and Swiss Blue.
London Blue Topaz
London Blue Topaz is generally the darkest shade of the Blue Topaz and is incredibly striking, with a colour reminiscent to the deeper areas of the Mediterranean sea.
This name is given to Blue Topaz which are lighter than London Blue but darker than Sky Blue Topaz.
Sky Blue Topaz
This is the lightest variety of Blue Topaz and when they have great clarity can look similar to Aquamarine.
Topaz occurs in a range of different colours; deep golden yellow topaz and pink topaz are the most valuable; blue and green stones are also popular.
There is possibly more folklore surrounding Topaz than any other gem. It has been known as a powerful magnetic stone throughout the ages that attracts love and fortune. It has been mentioned in the Bible and is one of the gemstone adorning the twelve holy gates of Jerusalem.
Topaz is a fantastic gemstone to use in jewellery, not only for its stunning colours but also because of its durability. Reaching 8 on the Mohs hardness scale, only Diamonds, Sapphires and Rubies are harder.
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