Topaz is one of the twelve breastplate stones of the High Priest referred to in the Book of Exodus. The breastplate stones are considered sacred to twelve mighty angels who guard the gates to Paradise.
Topaz, as it comes in its purest form, is a transparent stone. But in Nature we can rarely find pure topaz without impurities. The impurities present within the crystal lattice are responsible for the various coloration of this stone. The typical topaz crystals are yellow or of vine color, but they can also be white, gray, golden, green, blue, pink, reddish, transparent, or semi-transparent. When irradiated, topaz can change its color to blue, starting from light blue shades up to dark, almost electric blue nuances. The deep golden-yellow topaz is known as imperial topaz. The transparent topaz is often called white or clear topaz.
Promotes individuality and creativity, while providing self confidence in your own decisions. Helps to remove doubts about your decisions, and promotes the expression of ideas. Been said to inspire and assist in “Lighting the divine light of imagination”.
Topaz acts as a catalytic trigger, and activates the laws of attraction and manifestation of your desires. It helps you to have faith in the universes desire to help you, prompting receptivity and willingness to act. It helps one to creatively change ones personal world.
Topaz helps in establishing a practical point of view when it comes to life in general. It is thought to be able to point in the direction of the most practical solution to any problem or situation. It helps us to walk the distance between point A and point B in our everyday life without loosing time. Topaz can help us in our daily meditation and visualization. It can open us towards the universal energy and give us new courage, will and strength to make the necessary changes in our lives. Topaz crystal, especially of high purity and transparency, is a carrier of solar or male energy.
Topaz is a powerful stone for strengthening the whole physical body. It balances, soothes and cleanses emotions and thoughts, releases stress, and brings joy. In spiritual sense this stone brings love and peace. As a healing stone it can help with blood disorders, promotes rejuvenation, and helps in curing endocrine problems, thrombosis and asthma.
Silver enhances the effects of topaz, acting as an additional conductor for topazes energy.
Topaz is particularly powerful when combined with Amethyst. As the topaz activates the laws of attraction and manifestation, the amethyst transforms the energies into spiritual vibrations to produce a soothing, clearing and stabilizing effect.
Change: Helpful in correcting unwanted, unloving behavior patterns.
Depression: Acts to replace negativity with love and joyfulness
Spiritual: Helps to initiate faith and further the quest for the enlightened state.
Emotional: Enhances relaxation, crates lightness of spirit, and stimulates feelings of peace
Physical Healing Properties: restores loss of taste, healing of wounds and skin eruptions. liver disorders, gal bladder, endocrine glands.
Topaz is a soothing, empathetic stone that will direct energy to the place it is most needed.
It heals and energizes.
Topaz is a promoter of truth and forgiveness.
Use it to find your own path.
Sources of Topaz
Topaz occurs in a range of different colors: deep golden yellow (Imperial Topaz), blue, light to medium brown (Champagne Topaz), pink, and white, or clear topaz.
Topaz can be found in Brazil, USA, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, former USSR, Australia, Tasmania, Pakistan, Mexico, Japan and Africa.
Color: Pink, green, red, gold, yellow, blue, white, reddish yellow, brown, gray and colorless.
Star stone: Sagittarius, Pisces (Ancient)
Planet: Jupiter, Mercury, Venus
Birthstone: November, Feb, Mar, Sep (Ancient)
Energies: Love, Power, Healing, Protection, Money
Chakra: Third Chakra – Solar Plexus
Vibrates to the number 6
Anniversary Stone: 16