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May 10, 2010 offers expert advice, information, and shopping tips on choosing the perfect piece of topaz jewelry.

Topaz is the traditional birthstone for November. We often think of a honey-colored stone when we think of topaz, but it occurs in many colors, including reds, blues, greens, and violets. The most famous topaz is a giant specimen set in the Portuguese Crown, the Braganza. There is also a beautiful topaz set in the Green Vault in Dresden, one of the world’s important gem collections

For the Egyptians, topaz was a very powerful amulet against harm, because they believed that topaz was a gemstone colored with the golden glow of  mighty sun god Ra. The Romans associated topaz with Jupiter, who also is the god of the sun. Legend has it that it dispels all enchantment and helps to improve eyesight. The ancient Greeks believed that it had the power to increase strength and make its wearer invisible in times of emergency. Topaz was also said to change color in the presence of poisoned food or drink. It was said to cure insomnia, asthma, and hemorrhages.

A piece of topaz jewelry can make a great gift for any occasion. From topaz bracelets, charms and pendants to spotlight stealing golden-gem cocktail rings, the passion, the heat, the beauty and the mystery of this legendary stone is just a click away.

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