The birthstone for November is Topaz, making this fabulous jewellery collection a perfect idea for a birthday gift. Topaz is a popular gemstone that comes in a variety of colours, blue, green, brown, yellow, clear, red, and pink. These colours all reflect different shades in the light, making it a very interesting and beautiful gemstone. The most popular colour is blue - blue looks beautiful when set into jewellery whether it be silver white gold or yellow gold.
On the Mohs scale of hardness for grading natural stones, Topaz is number 8. This means that it is hard wearing and resists scratches well.
This opulent gemstone is rich in folklore and legends, its name coming from the word Tapas meaning fire. It was used in the Georgian period for creating jewellery a time renowned for its intricate designs and complicated labour intensive methods.
Topaz jewellery continued to be fashionable throughout Victorian times, the 1800's was a period when pink and yellow colours were most popular, and female jewellery reflected the romantic sentiments of the era.
Topaz is a very durable stone with a rich history, making it very sort after when set into necklaces rings and other jewellery.
Its durability means that is suitable for everyday wear.
Browse our timeless selection of Topaz rings necklaces and earrings.