CRYSTALS & THEIR HEALING PROPERTIES
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 phosphorous.
Topaz is found in Brazil, Pakistan, USA, Russia and Mexico.
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.
IMAGES OF TOPAZ
Topaz fortifies the nerves and stimulates the energy flow in the meridians. It improves the digestion and helps with anorexia. Topaz stimulates the metabolism and the combustion processes of the body. Topaz helps digestion and restores taste and builds up the nervous system.
Topaz helps you discover your own inner riches of soul images, abilities and knowledge. It encourages openness, honesty and a fulfilled emotional life. Topaz helps you gain confidence in yourself. It urges you to share good feelings and fortune with others. This stone promotes honesty, openness, self-control and inner wisdom.
Topaz will enhance your problem solving skills. It makes you aware that, just as other people influence you with ideas and beliefs, you also influence others. It will make you aware of what you have learnt over your life through hard work and life experiences. With these benefits from Topaz it is the ideal stone to have by you when you are creating a job application. Topaz assists in expressing ideas and gives you astuteness. Topaz stabilises your emotions and makes you open to love of all kinds.
Topaz encourages self realisation and the shaping of your spiritual development whenever things have been very laborious and difficult for a long time. Topaz helps you gain wisdom from the vagaries of fate.
It has been traditionally known as a stone of love and good fortune, bringing you successful achievement of your spiritual goals. It is supportive of affirmations, manifestations and creative visualisations. Topaz cleans the aura and it induces relaxation. It releases tension and can speed up spiritual development.
Topaz is an empathetic stone that directs energy to where it is needed most. It soothes, heals, stimulates, recharges, motivates and aligns the meridians of the body.
The colours are blue, from pale to deep blue.
Blue topaz revitalises and regenerates the physical body. It will delay the ageing process, disperses negative energy that is trying to weaken your resistance to illness. Blue topaz increases the metabolism, and energises the thyroid. This stone enhances the healing of the throat, eyes, ears, and nasal passage diseases. Blue topaz reduces the side effects of menopause.
Blue topaz carries the energy of peacefulness. As such, it is useful for relieving stress related disorders, including high blood pressure. Add this stone to your bag of remedies by holding it or wearing it when you have a headache. This stone is also a useful tool for helping you find or understand the true source of an illness and discovering the best source of treatment. This is a good stone for speakers, authors, artists, musicians, bankers and inventors.
Blue topaz will help you control feelings anger, by bringing hidden emotions to the surface in a calm way so that they can be dealt with in a positive way. It improves speech and communication skills, especially in young people. It assists you in achieving emotional balance. Blue topaz helps you to be honest but with gentleness and then to end relationships or friendships going nowhere wiht the minimum of hurt to both parties.
Blue topaz calms the emotions, increasing awareness of your feelings. Its blue energy promotes peaceful vibrations when you are feeling angry or frustrated. This stone calms inflamed emotions, helping you express yourself with grace instead of rage. It is useful for journaling your feelings.
Use this stone to prevent nightmares and psychic attack. Blue topaz inspires leadership skills and facilitates clear communication and natural authority. It will assist you in speaking your truth with confidence and it can help you take control of any situation.
Blue topaz brings inspiration to artists, authors, inventors, or 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 also will find it helpful for tuning into their muse. This is a stone of mental clarity.
This stone helps in feeling your anger and releasing it. It promotes understanding and feeling your emotions and emotional pain, supports learning your true and real feelings and honouring them. Blue topaz helps you to let go of anger and resentment, facilitates surrendering to forgiveness of yourself and others, promotes turning your pain over to the Goddess and the Light for healing.
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 in the Other Side. This stone 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.
Placed on the throat chakra or third eye helps open them and it helps to be able to vocalise your needs and desires. This colour is good for meditation and attuning to your higher self. It will help you live with your own aspirations and views rather than someone else's.
The colours are brown, from champagne to a dark golden brown.
Brown topaz relieves problems that concern the male reproductive organs and impotence. It will assist in healing problems with the legs, knees and lower back. This stone is especially effective for increasing mobility after hip or joint replacement surgery.
Brown topaz is an excellent stone for people who distrust life and people to help them become more open and welcoming rather than hiding from life's challenges. It relieves the anxiety and fear associated with agoraphobia and obsessive compulsive disorder. It will increase faithfulness in romantic partners. Brown topaz will help you have the confidence in yourself to make lasting friendships.
Carry, brown topaz wiht you to adjust to, and potentially enjoy a long journey that will be mentally and physically draining. This stone will motivate you to push forward with your dreams, and ideas to bring them into the physical plane. Wear this stone if you are thinking about starting a new business as it will clear away the mental fog so that you can see what needs to be done.
This stone brings spiritual (Hara Line) energy into the earth plane manifestation, promotes energy movement from the head to the feet. It causes life changes and gentle transformation. It transforms your spiritual path inertia into Earth level physical movement. It facilitates commitment to and fulfilment of karmic pre-life agreements and your life purpose, ends procrastination for action and change. Brown topaz will hold you gently to your life purpose and life path.
Clear topaz speeds your recovery from illness or injury. This stone can reduce the side effects of cystic fibrosis, emphysema asthma allergies to dust and pollution. Clear topaz and enhance healing of colds, bronchitis, influenza, pleurisy and pneumonia. It is helpful for improving and healing your eyesight.
Clear quartz energises your spiritual energies, it cleanses, balances your emotions to enable clear thought and insights, when the thoughts and feeling whirl around making it hard to function efficiently. Wear this stone to radiate confidence if you feel out of your depth.
Clear topaz helps you see the truth of a thing, by helping you listen to your inner voice to tell right from wrong. It encourages you to understand that there are no limits to the mind, all is possible. Helps you become aware of your own thoughts and deeds and find out if they are value based. It assists in purifying emotions and actions. This colour helps you remove stagnant energy.
Clear topaz assists you in connecting to your spiritual power and encourages you to speak telepathically to others. Clear topaz provides an extra mental and spiritual boost when you need it to contact your spirit guides. This stone clarifies your spiritual visions when you need a boost in creative and spiritual endeavours.
This stone brings the energy of life change and transformation into the emotional body. It initiates a time of change and transition, positive breakthroughs, growth, karmic clearing and soul healing. Clear topaz facilitates sudden shifts in your energy balance but otherwise works gently. It releases negative entities and attachments.
The colours are yellow, from golden yellow to an orange yellow. Most popular of the topaz colours.
Imperial Topaz improves your metabolism and the nervous system. It eases problems with the gall bladder, haemorrhoids. hormone imbalance. It promotes tissue regeneration and reduces the physical symptoms of travel sickness. Imperial topaz helps with people who are a state of nervous exhaustion. It fortifies the nerves and increases their activity, which makes the entire body more willing to react. This stone stimulates the appetite and even helps with anorexia. Imperial topaz activates the life force and the metabolism.
It brings you emotional balance and overcomes a lack of motivation and enthusiasm. It is traditionally worn or carried on the left side of the body to replace any anger and irritability with calm, good humour and self confidence.
Imperial topaz is associated with soul love. Use this stone to attract a true soulmate and bring the right love into your life or improve existing relationships. Imperial topaz strengthens self confidence and the awareness of your own importance. It makes you proud an self confident but also big hearted and generous. It bestows charisma.
Imperial topaz encourages the development of great plans and ideas. It helps you overcome apparent limitations without losing sight of reality.
Imperial topaz is a good stone to help you raise your self esteem, remember your good qualities and maintain your focus on them. This is a stone of positive energy and good thoughts. It is a helpful adjunct to raise you out of depression and renew your self confidence. Use it to improve your courage to put thoughts into actions.
Imperial topaz encourages self realisation. It encourages you to view your own abilities in a realistic light and it encourages the self confidence necessary to show them in public. Imperial topaz encourages striving for fame and recognition.
Imperial topaz enhances your crown chakra and puts a sparkle into your halo. This stone's golden light amplifies your ability to align with the Divine, Ascended Masters and the Archangels.
The colours are pink, from pale, bright, reddish pink to a pink mauve.
Natural pink topaz is rare and the most valuable of this stone. It is found in Pakistan and Russia.
The first laboratory created pink topaz was done in 1750, when a Parisian jeweller discovered that yellow topaz turns pink if exposed to moderate heat.
Pink topaz reduces toxins in the body. It enhances the healing of the breasts, ovaries, it assists with early onset puberty and menopause. This stone will help with HRT therapies, inflammation, burns and fever. It will help balance or increase fertility and fertility treatments. It will overcome insomnia, asthma, haemorrhages, heart palpitations and weakness. Pink topaz helps improve your hearing and earache.
Pink topaz creates a balance between being open to love and trust. It assists you in not giving or loving too much or over identifying with your partner or lover. This stone will take away sadness, if you have been hurt in love and shut yourself away from other people. Pink topaz helps you value yourself and to assess your worth, so that you can have the confidence to ask for that job or promotion. This stone encourages trust and respect for yourself and others.
CRYSTALS A - C
CRYSTALS D - F
CRYSTALS G - I
CRYSTALS J - L
CRYSTALS M - O
CRYSTALS P - R
CRYSTALS S - U
CRYSTALS V - Z