A Topaz is often wine red or yellow but can also be white, grey, green, blue or orange. The stone is translucent with a glassy sheen. Golden topaz is also called noble topaz. By heating yellow-brown topaz it changes into a pink or red color. By exposing topaz to radiation a blue color is obtained.
Topaz is a sunny stone that stimulates development and consciousness. The stone helps you to find and follow your own way to trust your own inner source of knowledge and wisdom. It helps you to set goals and to reach those goals. The stone promotes empathy, openness, honesty, truth and joy. It balances the energy pathways and stimulates artistic creativity. Physically, the stone balances digestion and metabolism and strengthens the nerves. It stimulates combustion processes and taste.
The most common sites of Topaz: Brazil is the country where this stone is most commonly found. Other countries where the stone can also be found are Nigeria, Thailand, Japan, Australia, Russia, Pakistan, Madagascar, Mexico, Myanmar (Burma), Sri Lanka, USA, Zimbabwe.
Topaz belongs to the zodiac signs Gemini and Sagittarius.