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  1. Swiss Blue Topaz 6.0mm Round Fashion Pendant in Sterling Silver 20% OFF
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  2. Blue Topaz and 1/10 ct. tw. Diamond Halo Pendant with Side Loop Design 42% OFF
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  4. SHADES OF BLUE TOPAZ 'Y' NECKLACE WITH HALOS IN STERLING SILVER 44% OFF
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  7. Swiss Blue Topaz and Diamond Necklace in 10 Kt. White Gold - FN30298DIA-SW 41% OFF
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  9. Black Hills Gold Ladies' Blue Topaz Heart Pendant- G 2206BT 20% OFF
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  12. London Blue Topaz Pendant in 10K White Gold - YPD01314W1LB 53% OFF
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Topaz was most likely named from the Sanskrit word “topas”, meaning fire. The ancient Greeks thought topaz gave them strength and, in later centuries, topaz was credited with the power to overcome evil magic. For centuries, the people in India have believed that when topaz is worn above the heart it assures long life, beauty, and intelligence.

For most of history, all yellow gems were called topaz. It wasn’t until the 1700s that scientific advances allowed for the testing of chemical properties of gemstones, allowing scientists to distinguish topaz from other yellow gemstones. Today topaz is found in a variety of colors including brown, saturations of blue, green, yellow, orange, red, pink, purple, and colorless.

Topaz is frequently treated for color enhancement. Treatments include irradiation and/or surface coatings. Because these treatments are not permanent, special care is required in the cleaning of these gemstones. Because heat can remove the coating, never ultrasonic or steam clean these pieces.

Blue Topaz - 4th Wedding Anniversary
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Ultrasonic: Never; warm soapy water only Major sources: Brazil
Phenomena: None Hardness: 8
Heat: No routine concerns Steamer: Never
Stability: No routine concerns Toughness: Poor
Enhancements: Heat and radiation for color