Turquoise Topaz Pendant
A stylish Turquoise & Topaz Pendant with striking natural blue colouring. The Turquoise crystal is smooth and polished while the Blue Topaz sits above it with vibrant colouring and facets all set in .925 sterling silver.
Please note that this pendant has a small superficial imperfection on the bottom right hand corner of the Turquoise. This is only on the surface of the crystal not right through and the price has accounted for this minor imperfection.
Key words: Wholesome, communication, spiritual expansion
Zodiac Signs: Scorpio, Sagittarius, Pisces
Birthstone: June, July, December
Wedding Anniversary: 5th, 6th, 11th year
Turquoise Crystal Healing Properties:
Turquoise is not only a stone for finding wholeness and truth; it is also an aid in the communication and manifestation of those qualities. Turquoise represents the wisdom that comes from all of life’s experiences. It reminds us that wholeness can only come when we are willing to embrace the totality of who we are and what we have learned. Turquoise is a stone of self forgiveness, self acceptance and the release of useless regrets.
Turquoise History and Uses:
Turquoise is a 16th century French name “pierre turquoise” meaning Turkish stone, because it was bought in the Turkish bazaars on the trade route from Iran, where it was mined, to Europe. It comes in a range of blue to green hues, the blue color indicates a higher copper content, green color is associated with zinc or iron impurities and very light blue to almost white stones have higher aluminium concentrations. Turquoise has been revered by many different cultures throughout history including, the Egyptians, Persians, Aztecs, Native North and South Americans, Tibetans and Chinese as long ago as 5,000 BC. It has been regarded as a power stone bringing protection from accidents and good fortune. Native Americans believed it to connect them with the great spirit of the sky, helping their minds to become one with the Universe and its infinite possibilities.
Turquoise Geological Description:
Turquoise is a copper aluminium phosphate mineral with a hardness of 5 to 6. Good quality Turquoise can be found in Iran, Afghanistan, Australia, Tibet and the South-western United States.
Affirmation: From my heart and my wholeness, I speak my truth with clarity, certainty and love.
Keywords: Enhancement of mind and communication
Chakras: Throat and third eye
Birthstone: August, November, December
Zodiac Signs: Sagittarius, Virgo
Wedding Anniversary: 4th year – Blue Topaz, 23rd & 50th year – Imperial Topaz
Topaz Crystal Healing Properties:
Blue Topaz reflects the energy of the mind and knowledge. It gently facilitates the communication of visions and knowledge to others. Blue Topaz stimulates our ability to learn and to think through complex concepts and ideas. It helps calm the mind for meditation and is soothing to the emotional body. Blue Topaz supports the general health of the neck and throat .
Topaz History and Uses:
There are a differing ideas about the origin of the name Topaz. Some believe it is named after the island of Topazios, now called Zabargad, in the Red Sea where Chrysolite was mined. The ancient Greeks named the island, which means “to seek”, possibly because it was difficult to find in the mists. Others believe the name Topaz comes from the ancient Indian Sanskrit word tapas meaning fire, referring to the golden colour of Imperial Topaz. Topaz comes in a range of colours including colourless (white) to yellow, orange, red-brown, light to dark-blue, pink to red, violet and light-green. Ancient Egyptians and Romans associated Golden or Imperial Topaz with the sun god because of it’s colour. Ancient Greeks believed it could increase men’s strength and virility. In ancient Indian tradition it was believed to activate the throat chakra, enhancing self expression. Nowadays Topaz can be irradiated and heat treated to enhance the colour of the stone.
Topaz Geological Description:
Topaz is an aluminium silicate fluoride hydroxide crystal with a hardness of 8. Topaz is found in the USA, Brazil, Africa, Sri Lanka, Russia, Burma, Australia, Japan, Madagascar and Mexico.
Affirmation: I embrace my life with optimism and I welcome new opportunities to broaden my horizon.