Crystal Birthstones – November – Topaz

by Ron & Sue Windred on November 30, 2013

For all those born in the month of November, your Birthstone is Topaz.

Topaz is a fluorine aluminium silicate found in a range of colours and the most valuable colour is a golden orange-yellow, called “Imperial Topaz”. topaz gems isolatedTopaz is a gemstone that has been used in jewellery for centuries. It is said to have been one of the stones used in the breastplate of the High Priest. This stone is one of the hardest minerals, and is the hardest silicate mineral found in nature.

Topaz has a vibrant energy that encourages joy, generosity, abundance and good health. Traditionally known as a stone of love, success and good fortune, it brings successful achievement of goals. It is extremely supportive for visualization, and for affirmations and manifestation.

As a mellow and empathetic stone Topaz directs energy to where it is most needed. Its energy soothes, heals, stimulates, recharges and aligns the meridians of the body. This crystal promotes truth and forgiveness. Topaz brings about a trust in the universe that enables you to act from a state of being rather than doing, as it cuts through doubt and uncertainty. It throws light onto your path as it highlights goals and helps tap into inner recourses.

Excellent for cleaning the aura and for inducing relaxation, Topaz releases tension at any level and can accelerate spiritual development where it has been tough and slow. This stone sponsors openness and honesty, self control, self realization and the urge to develop inner wisdom. It helps you discover your inner riches, making you feel confident along with a desire to share your good fortune around.

Topaz is a highly energizing and warming stone.  It is used to stimulate the intellect; it aids abstract thinking and creativity from the mental level to concrete physical form.  It is a stone of trust and protection; it draws out negativity, exhaustion, and tension.  A golden Topaz placed in your home is said to protect against break-ins and fire.

Topaz can be used to manifest health. Is an aid to digestion and can be used to overcome anorexia, restore the sense of taste, stimulate the metabolism, and fortify the nerves. Topaz is said to increase blood circulation, and aids with liver and kidney disorders.  It is also said to relieve the pain associated with arthritis and rheumatism. An elixir is useful to correct dimness of vision.

Topaz makes an excellent emotional support, as it stabilizes the emotions and makes you receptive to love from all sources.

 

© Written by Ron and Sue Windred

Disclaimer: The metaphysical and healing properties outlined in this website are for inspiration and reference. These alleged properties are gathered from writings, books, folklore and various other sources. They are dependent upon the attitude and beliefs of the individual. In no way are they meant to replace diagnosis or treatment by a qualified therapist or physician.

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