Blue topaz: The enduring symbol of love and affection, the topaz is believed to bring the wearer friendship and ensure fidelity. Blue topaz is mined in colors of pink, blue, brown and colorless. Available in a wide array of colors, topaz is the birthstone for November and the suggested gift for the twenty-third anniversary. Topaz rates 8 on the Mohs scale of hardness.
Enhancements: Although cutting is the most basic enhancement method necessary to display the beauty of a gemstone, there are many fascinating methods by which man has demonstrated his ability to draw maximum color, luster, clarity and brilliance from natures earthbound treasures. A basic understanding of these enhancement techniques will add to your appreciation of the beauty, durability and value of the gemstone jewelry you already own, or plan to purchase in the future. The most popular colors of London, Swiss, and Sky blue topaz are achieved by treatment with different atomic particles like electrons and neutrons. This enhancement process is permanent.Blue topaz Care: Do not use an ultrasonic cleaner on your blue topaz jewelry. Avoid sudden temperature changes, steaming and contact with cosmetics, hairspray, perfume or household chemicals. Your blue topaz jewelry may be cleaned with a soft-bristled brush or a cloth with plain or soapy water