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Natural Blue Topaz
Natural Blue Topaz- Photo Credit: Rob Lavinsky, iRocks.comCC-BY-SA-3.0

Topaz is a gemstone that comes in many colors, both natural and treated. It usually is golden brown to yellow, but may also be orange, white (also known as silver or colorless), blue, golden imperial, red, pink, brown, pale green, violet. Golden Yellow Topaz is the November Birthstone. Mystic, Azotic, and other fancy names of Topaz are white Topaz treated with permanent surface coatings to show rainbow colors and others.

Topaz is a stone of Cosmic Awareness, Good fortune, and attaining goals.

Topaz on matrix. Photo: AdobeStock

People contest the origin of the name topaz. It may be from Topazos, the Ancient Greek name for a small island in the Red Sea. It may also be from tapas, the Sanskrit word for fire.

Sacred, Spiritual, Energy and Historical Healing Uses

In English myth, Topaz was said to cure lunacy.
Burnout: Topaz can assist with symptoms arising from trying to do too much. It also helps recharge.
Asthma: Crystal healers use this crystal to help with asthma.
Cleansing the inner body: This stone can cleanse the inner body of things like unfriendly bacteria.
Bladder: This gemstone helps with bladder issues.
Blood Vessels: Crystal healers use this crystal to repair and heal blood vessels.
Soothing: This stone soothes when one is ill or uncomfortable.
Body Temperature: Topaz can raise body temperature when it is too low.
Stimulating: This crystal stimulates the body’s resources to heal.
Do remember that healing crystal meanings are not medical advice. See a doctor or other licensed healthcare practitioner about any illness or injury.

Red Topaz
Red Topaz – Photo Credit: Rob Lavinsky, iRocks.comCC-BY-SA-3.0

Ritual, Sacred, Metaphysical, and Traditional Uses In Ancient and Modern Life

Romans believed that Topaz was a truth-telling stone and that it would protect you while traveling. Similarly, in the Middle Ages, if a person wore Topaz on the arm, they were protected from any curse or the evil eye. In the same vein, it is said to change color in the presence of deception or poison.
Wishes: This crystal is said to be a wish-fulfillment stone.
Reasoning: Also, this crystal aids clear reasoning.
Memory: It also aids memory.
Purify emotions: This stone purifies emotions. This clarity makes sure the feelings are not unnecessarily difficult to handle.
Cosmic Awareness: This crystal brings deep cosmic awareness. Thus, it can bring trust in the Universe and the Divine.
Move Energy: Topaz can move stuck energy. That might be in a person or organization.
Good Fortune: This gemstone carries energies of good fortune.
Goals: Likewise, this crystal can help you attain goals.

White or Silver Topaz
White or Silver Topaz. Photo: Parent Géry, Public Domain

Prosperity: Similarly, Topaz can usher in a time of prosperity and abundance.
Manifestation: Also, this crystal can aid in manifesting the things wanted in life.
Generosity: Therefore, this stone can bring great generosity.
Longevity: This stone is one of a long life.
Affirmations: This crystal helps make affirmations stronger.
Visualization: Equally, it can strengthen visualizations.
Confidence: Topaz brings a strong sense of confidence.
Negativity: This crystal removes the negativity of thought and word.
Protection From Enemies: This stone helps protect from enemies. It is also said to bring invisibility to enemies.
Disorganization: This gemstone can reduce or eliminate disorganization
Joy: This crystal can contribute a sense of joy.


Treated Blue Topaz
Treated Blue Topaz – Photo Credit: Rob Lavinsky, iRocks.comCC-BY-SA-3.0

Blue Topaz is the state gemstone of Texas, USA. It is rare in nature. However, there are many shades of treated blue Topaz. It is a stone of balancing mind and spirit. It reduces arrogance. This crystal can help with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. This stone is excellent for meditation and teaching higher self to our earthly selves. It is also a stone of truth, wisdom, and communication. This blue gemstone is related primarily to the Throat Chakra.

Imperial Topaz
Imperial Topaz. Photo: AdobeStock


This stone is golden-orange. It is a crystal of attraction. Thus, it can attract things needed as well as items wanted. It is a crystal of high mental energy, thoughts, and ideas. Physically Imperial Topaz can aid hormones, liver, and gallbladder. This crystal helps relaxation on every level. In meditation, this stone brings a sense of oneness. This gemstone also fosters charisma and generosity. It is related primarily to the Solar Plexus and Sacral Chakras.



Pink Topaz is very rare naturally. However, when found, it brings hope. This crystal gives resistance to old patterns. Thus it brings in the new. It is said to show you the face of the Divine.

I have a ring with three Blue Topaz cabochons in it. It is wonderful to meditate with. This is true for me in spite of my belief that they are treated stones. I feel the strength of topaz is in its crystal lattice. I believe it accepts treatments where it is supposed to and thus has the energies of the final color as well as that of topaz itself.


Topaz is related to the Sacral, Solar Plexus Chakras, and other chakras, depending on color. It also clears the aura of negative energy. See AllTheChakras.com to learn more about the chakras.

You can find gemological data at gemdat.org.  You can also find mineralogical data at mindat.org.

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