Topaz is an aluminium silicate fluoride hydroxide mineral that belongs to the silicate class of minerals. Its crystal structure is orthorhombic, and it frequently forms prismatic crystals, often eight sided with striations along the length. The crystals are transparent to translucent with a adamantine to vitreous lustre.
The colours of topaz are created through the deposit in the growing process of other trace minerals. Yellow and Pink topaz are coloured with chromium, Blue topaz is coloured with iron, Brown topaz is coloured with manganese and the Orange and Red topaz are coloured with phosphorus.
Topaz is found in Brazil, Pakistan, USA, Russia and Mexico.
The name Topaz may derive from Topazos, a word meaning 'to seek', the other possible derivation of the name is the Sanskrit word tapaz, which means 'fire'. In current metaphysical thought, Topaz is viewed as emanating a variety of beneficial energies, varying according to the type and colour. I will be discussing the most important and readily available varieties of topaz; blue, gold and white.
This topaz is clear topaz that has been artificially coated with titanium or another metal to give a multicoloured sheen. Mystic Topaz has had a very thin layer of titanium metal coated to the pavilion of the cut stone. The very thin layer of metal causes interference patterns with light entering the stone, forming a rainbow of iridescent colours, similar to the colour range you see with oil on water. While the stone is very pretty, it has no extra healing qualities.
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Blue topaz is useful for sore throats, speech impediments, fear of public speaking, hyperactive thyroid and the general health of the neck and throat. It can also be used to calm headaches and migraines.
This stone carries the energy of peacefulness. It is useful for relieving stress related disorders, including high blood pressure. Blue topaz is useful for helping you find or understand the true source of an illness and discovering the best course of treatment. It is a good stone for speakers, authors, artists, musicians, bankers and inventors.
Blue topaz as a calming, soothing effect on the emotional body. It can facilitate the communication of your deepest feelings and your highest truth.
This stone increases awareness of your feelings. Its blue energy promotes peaceful vibes when you are feeling angry or frustrated. Blue topaz calms inflamed issues related to your sacral chakra, helping you express yourself with grace instead of rage. It is a useful tool for journaling your feelings.
Blue topaz brings inspiration to anyone creating something, be it a garden or a meal. It is a stone of creative inspiration, and is useful for overcoming writer's block. Musicians will also find blue topaz helpful for tuning into their muse. Blue topaz is a stone of mental clarity.
Blue topaz helps you integrate lessons and gain knowledge from your experiences. It helps calm the mind for meditation and can help in communication with higher spiritual beings.
The heavenly blue of this topaz helps you tap into higher realms of awareness to channel Divine wisdom and knowledge. Use it to connect with your guides, angels and loved ones on the Other Side. Blue topaz promotes a two-way conversation so you not only talk to the angels but you also hear and listen to the messages of the Divine. It is an ideal stone for a mystic.
Imperial topaz is valuable for digestive issues and challenges. Use this stone to improve brain function as you tap into the spiritual aspect of your mind. It is helpful for those with dementia and Alzheimer's disease. Imperial topaz is useful for the elderly and anyone nearing transition to the Other Side. This is a good stone for speakers, authors, merchants, teachers, gastroenterologist and philanthropists.
Imperial topaz can be used for urinary and kidney infections and imbalances.
Imperial topaz increases the courage you need to embrace the magnificent person you truly are. It is also advantageous when you are trying to absorb what's going on in your life and the lives of those around you. Imperial topaz helps you lighten up and feel good about yourself. Use it when you have to make a presentation to overcome a fear of public speaking. It also comes in handy for challenging conversations.
Imperial topaz teaches you to learn the value of emotional boundaries and honouring personal and sacred space. It can help you if you are having difficulty maintaining your own boundaries so that you don't encroach upon others boundaries.
Imperial topaz is a good stone to help you raise your self esteem, remember you good qualities, and maintain your focus on them. It is a stone for positive energy and good thoughts. Imperial topaz is a helpful adjunct to raise you out of depression and renew your self-confidence. Use it to improve your courage to put good thoughts into action.
Imperial topaz enhances your crown chakra and puts a sparkle into your halo. With this stone in hand; the golden flecks of light within your energy field will shine much brighter, offering you a step closer to enlightenment. In ancient Egypt and Rome, it was believed that imperial topaz received its colour from the sun. Imperial topaz's golden rays amplify to align with the Divine, Ascending Masters and the Archangels. Use this stone to increase your confidence in yourself and your intuition.
Imperial topaz teaches you to focus your will and desires through your intention. It is a powerful stone for manifestation and can help bring your highest visions into being.
Due to the fact that white topaz is basically colourless, it is neutral in its magnification of whatever energy is focused through it. Therefore, you must be conscious and responsible in your use of these stones. It is important to hold to your highest intention to receive the most positive result.
White topaz can help strengthen hair and nails. White topaz is beneficial for the health of your throat, larynx, mouth, tongue and ears. Use this stone to enhance your ability to express yourself so you are communicating clearly to benefit your career. Financial success is amplified when working with this stone with good intentions, use it to visualise the outcome in advance.
White topaz helps those who have difficulty in telling the truth due to fear, or who harbour the desire to manipulate others. It can assist them to gain the confidence to face the truth and to speak it clearly. It is also an aide for people who need to determine their personal truth and to be able to tell if others are lying.
White topaz is an excellent tool for improving your self-esteem. Recall every positive experience you've had, and allow those memories to flood into your consciousness with white topaz as the magnet. As the positive memories come rushing in, observe or imagine that anything that is not positive is washed away in the white light. The watery energy of emotions is realigned with this stone because of the connective ray to the Divine.
Manifestation works largely through focus. Where you put your attention most consistently determines what you will receive. In our world, vibrations move more slowly than on higher planes. Consequently, there is usually a period of time between your vision and its fulfillment. Often, people don't hold a clear focus long enough to manifest anything except their fears and worries. Faith is simply holding your focus while remaining in a state of expectation and gratitude. As you learn this process and trust it more and more, things fall together, your synchronicities increase, and you learn that you can be conscious co-creators with the Divine.
White topaz activates the part of you that is able to see the good in all people and all situations. With this stone in hand, amplify your ability to find the positive no matter what so you will always see the proverbial glass as half full. This is the perfect stone to help with the visualisation of positive outcomes. Use it to imagine potential realities as script out your life.
White topaz helps you manifest your highest spiritual path by assisting you in seeing Divine Will. It helps you to align your words with truth and to see the truth or untruth in others.
White topaz embodies the energy of the Spirit and facilitates the expression of spiritual energy through all of your creations, It stimulates the crown and etheric chakras, opening your inner senses to the flow of energy in the form of thought and healing Light, It helps you hone your psychic and intuitive gifts - in particular, the gifts of clairsentience.
White topaz activates the light particles within the auric field of your crown chakra. Use this stone to connect with the angels. Imagine this stone's white energy sending out a rays of light connecting your heart, throat and mind with the heavenly realm, spirit guides and Ascended Masters. Understand that this energy will be sent back to you, offering wisdom, knowledge and sage advice for daily use. This stone awakens your inner mystic.
topaz harmonises well with....
topaz and the chakras
CRYSTALS A - C
CRYSTALS D - F
CRYSTALS G - I
CRYSTALS J - L
CRYSTALS M - O
CRYSTALS P - R
CRYSTALS S - U
CRYSTALS V - Z