Therapeutic Properties of
Alongside Peridot, the Egyptians called topaz the “gem of the sun." They
believed that Topaz was colored by the golden glow of the Sun God Ra and was a
powerful protector from harm.
The Romans associated Topaz with their Sun God and felt this gem could dispel
enchantment and improve eyesight. The Ancient Greeks thought that Topaz could
increase strength and render one invisible in times of danger.
During the Middle Ages, people believed that topaz have the power to
strengthen the mind. Topaz is believed to protect its wearer from greed.
Topaz is the traditional birthstone for those born
in the month of November. It is the
anniversary gemstone for the 16th year of marriage.
Traditional Metaphysical Properties of Topaz:
True love, success in endeavors, understanding of
interrelationships, expression of ideas, trust, health, personal expansion and
Healing Properties of Topaz:
Blue Topaz is an important gemstone in subduing an over-active Throat Chakra.
The yellow/tan variety of Topaz is considered important in subduing an
overactive Naval Chakra.
Topaz is useful in curing depression, increasing self-love and improving
chances of success in endeavors.
Topaz has always been associated with compassion and
communication. It is a gemstone of choice to
wear when you need to "build bridges" between yourself and other people. Blue
topaz helps you
have more control in touchy situations without making you seem dominating.
Topaz is used for strength. It is Considered a warming gem. In the Middle
Ages some thought Topaz could cure the plague. Some say that Topaz helps with
eye problems if you dip the stone in wine and rubbing the eyelids with it before
going to bed.
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