- Accepted birthstone for the month of November
- Imperial topaz is the gem of the 23rd anniversary
- Precious topaz comes in honey yellows, fiery oranges and cyclamen pinks. Even icy blues!
- Imperial topaz was discovered by the Portuguese in 1768.
- Topaz is pleochroic, meaning that the gem can show different colors in different crystal directions.
- Topaz comes in some of the gem world’s largest crystals: the largest are by kilos, not carats!