Pretty in Pink, Pink Cadillacs, Pink Floyd, etc. Safe to say, we have a thing for pink. Whether you need to put the finishing touch on a formal outfit or find the perfect beautiful gift for someone special, pink topaz jewelry is a fantastic choice.
October birthstone: These pink lovelies have celebrated and commemorated October babies since the 1800s, and they are always a welcomed gift. Why? They mark the most exciting time in life – your birthday and that of those you love. Not to mention – pink topaz happen to be stunning!
Celebrate October birthdays with the personal, meaningful gift of October birthstone jewelry. It is not only an eternal trend; it’s an expression of gratitude and symbol of life’s most precious moments. Take a peek at our pink topaz jewelry (link to shop pink topaz jewelry page), collection and give the gift of traditional birthstones – pink topaz birthstones!
Care: Pink Topaz is rated “good” for everyday wear. To clean, gently scrub with a soft toothbrush and a solution of mild dish soap and warm water, or clean in an at-home ultrasonic unit.
Location: Much of modern-day topaz comes from Brazil, Sri Lanka, Africa, Mexico and Maine, Utah and Colorado. They are hand-selected glowing deep pink color and hand-cut for maximum brilliance. A special heat treatment called Thermal Color Fusion is applied to the stone to enhance its color.
Composition: Topaz is composed of Aluminum Hydroxyl-Fluorine Silicate.
History: Pink topaz gemstones were used in the jewelry of the 18th and 19th century Russian Czarinas, which is why pink topaz is sometimes referred to as “imperial topaz”
Lore: The ancient Greeks believed topaz bestowed strength to its wearer. It was worn as an amulet to ward off enchantment, dispel sadness and strengthen intellect. Topaz was believed to assure beauty, fidelity and long life. In the Middle Ages some thought topaz could cure the plague.