DECEMBER BIRTHSTONE: BLUE TOPAZ
Regarded as a semi-precious gem, topaz occurs in various lava flows and granite rocks as crystal minerals. Topaz is a gemstone with a broad color spectrum. The color range of topaz virtually includes all colors of the rainbow, and they may also be found in a colorless form. Colorless topaz gems are the most common ones, and they are generally heat-treated to create shades of blue. Blue topaz is a great gift for your loved ones who were born in December and is the gemstone of the 4th anniversary.
Are topaz gemstones durable?
Topaz has a hardness rating of 8 on the Mohs hardness scale. While they are resilient enough for daily wear and tear, it is recommended to take off your blue topaz jewelry before engaging in physical activities. Make sure to store your blue topaz jewelry wrapped in a soft cloth away from harder gemstones such as sapphires, rubies, and diamonds.
How should I care for my blue topaz jewelry?
You should wear your blue topaz jewelry after applying skincare products and perfumes. You should occasionally eye check the setting of your blue topaz jewelry. If it is loose, make sure you contact our customer support for repair services.
Which metals best suit blue topaz?
Lighter and more neutral colors such as white gold, silver, and platinum will emphasize your blue topaz. Blue topaz on yellow gold creates a more classic and vintage look. Blue topaz on rose gold is on the rise among younger couples. Make sure to experiment with different metals to find the one which best suits you.
How can I clean my Blue Topaz?
We suggest you clean your tourmaline jewelry with a mixture of mild soap and lukewarm water. Gently rub your topaz jewelry with a soft cloth. You should be careful when cleaning the prong of your rings to avoid accidentally bending them. Bleach is not recommended since it may spoil the color of tourmaline. Ultrasonic and steam cleaner are also not recommended.