Collection: Blue Topaz

Blue topaz is a traditional birthstone for December. Turquoise, Lapis and Blue Zircon are all alternates.

From the time of the Middle Ages, topaz was a prized stone that remained rare until discoveries of large deposits in Brazil in the mid 19th century.

The ancient Greeks believed topaz gave them strength, and for centuries people in India thought that topaz worn above the heart assured long life, beauty, and intelligence.

In Renaissance Europe, people supposed that topaz could break magic spells and dispel anger.

Topaz is a symbol of love and affection and has been said to aid to one's sweetness and disposition. It is an ideal stone for travelers, protecting them from homesickness and danger.