What is the birthstone of November? they are Topaz or Citrine.
Topaz is also called Citrine in the gemstone industry of our country.
Topaz is an English translation of the name, derived from the Red Sea island of Zabajad, also known as “Topaz”, meaning “difficult to find”. Topaz has become a precious gemstone since ancient times because of its hardness and beautiful color.
Topaz is the birthstone of November and the gemstone for the sixteenth anniversary of marriage. It symbolizes friendship and happiness. Topaz is mainly used to process various polished gemstones. Beautiful and complete crystals are preferred by collectors or museums. Topaz, in fact, should be called Citrine according to mineralogy, but now there are too many yellow jewels, jades or crystals on the market, which is easy to be confused, so in order to avoid confusion, the market is called by English transliteration.
Topaz is a variety of colors, the most popular and famous is deep yellow. Generally speaking, yellow, blue and red are the most popular. Of course, some of them are colorless, transparent and have good luster intensity. Citrine jewelry is suitable for both men and women.
Topaz is found all over the world, but the most important and the best texture is Brazil, Sri Lanka, the United States, Myanmar, Japan, Scotland, and other places are also produced; China mainly comes from Xinjiang, Mongolia, and Jiangxi.
Topaz is hard in texture and has a Mohs hardness of 8. It is relatively hard in many jewelry and jades. However, its density is uncertain. The density of topaz varies from regions.
It should be noted that most of the Blue Topaz on the market are made after radiation heating treatment. Some Red Topaz in Brazil is also made after heat treatment. They need to be stored for more than one year before they can be put into the market because the high radiation will have a certain impact on the human body.
Although the most famous topaz is deep yellow, the value of red and yellow color is the best. Yellow topaz in both appearance and price are similar to Citrine, and colorless topaz is the lowest in value and price.
Topaz has always been regarded as eliminating disasters and evading evil spirits. To some extent, Topaz can also help people to enhance confidence.
For this, Topearl made them into related products, such as pearl necklaces, bracelet, earring.