Topaz can stimulate imagination, awaken creativity, sustain the process of transforming wishes and dreams into palpable reality, and encourage fullness of life and new pursuits. All these in addition to transmuting and dissipating negative energy, attracting wealth and prosperity, and also enhancing mental clarity, which can result in increased honesty and will power.
Joyful and radiant, the November birthstone has many extraordinary properties that make it a truly remarkable crystal. It is warm and comforting, and stirs the soul into action. It can bring hope, joy, and energetic stability, and is one of the few stones that never need energetic cleaning since it does not absorb negative energies from its surroundings.
The name “topaz” is usually derived from the Greek Tοpáziοs, the ancient name of St. John’s Island in the Red Sea which was difficult to find and from which a yellow stone (now believed to be chrysolite: yellowish olivine) was mined in ancient times. Alternatively, the word topaz may be related to the Sanskrit word “tapas”, meaning “heat” or “fire”.
Recognized as one of the most popular yellow gemstones today, topaz is believed to carry an enormous amount of bright energy that lights up the life of the wearer and also brings good luck and fortune in unexpected ways.
Although topaz is naturally transparent, the presence of iron in the stone’s structure gives it a tawny hue that can range from pale yellow to golden, honey, or almost brown.
Some believe topaz can boost the wearer’s self-esteem and confidence, eliminating the fear of others’ judgement while also overcoming feelings of loneliness and unworthiness. Topaz is a fabulous stone when it comes to clearing unwanted energies from home, office, or other space, whether indoor or outdoor.
From a professional perspective, the November birthstone can tremendously increase productivity and manifest abundance in many aspects of life, earning its nickname as the “merchant’s stone” for its ability to attract commercial success. It’s said that topaz can actually assist in acquiring and maintaining wealth, bringing energies of generosity so that prosperity and success are shared. If carried in the purse of wallet, it can attract money and prevent excessive overflow