Being the most popular and affordable of the blue gemstones, blue topaz is extremely popular. It is made of aluminum silicate with fluoride and hydroxide ions. Naturally occurring Blue Gemstone is very rare, most of them are artificially enhanced to improve the quality of the color blue. The perfect topaz is colorless in nature, but topaz is generally available in many colors.
There are many differences regarding the origin of the name of topaz. Some believed it to have originated from the Greek word ‘topazion’, while others believe that topaz got its name from the Sanskrit word ‘tapas’ meaning fiery. Different believes reside in the origin of its name. Despite that it has remained one of the most popular blue gemstones. It is popular for jewellery but aside from jewellery it has astrological significance too. The vibrant blue color the unmatched radiance of blue conveys a lot of positive energy and positivity.
An extremely popular gemstone throughout history, It has made its significance known. The bible and Hebrew texts have mentioned Blue Gemstone. It’s usually found within granite and pegmatite deposits. It is the state gemstone of Texas. The top most sellers of raw stones are USA Sri Lanka, Brazil, and Nigeria.
The planet associated with blue topaz is Jupiter. Jupiter is the biggest planet in the solar system and is always been considered a source of greatness and grandeur. It unlocks the wearer’s vishuddha chakra or the throat. The vishuddha chakra that is associated with the mode of communication and self expression of the body and the soul. It strengthens and balances the thyroid gland.
In Vedic astrology it is believed to be an extremely powerful and beneficial stone with numerous beneficial aspects to it. In the past Writers stone held a great significant it was believed to enhance concentration abilities, it still holds that significance today. Many people believe it to be the most apt gemstone to replace the pearl stone. Many other such beliefs are settled around the stone that shows its significance.
Apart from these Blue gemstone has many other benefits.
The blue stone is a symbol of honesty and fidelity. It stands for faithful relationships and eternal love. After wearing the stone a noticeable improvement is seen in different relationships matters by the wearer of this stone.
The wearer of this is safe from falling into one of the seven cardinal sins, greed. Greed which is defined as a cardinal sin a sin to, which everyone is susceptible and vulnerable to take up and perform in life. It provides protection from this sin.
It makes one modest. It makes the wearer more modest with his thoughts and actions, no matter where one stands in life or what the circumstances are. The wearer of this stone never gets carried away with the immediate things in life and thus learns to be modest and to never carry an undue pride because of them.
Who can wear Blue Topaz?
This is the birthstone of those born in the month of December, although there are a few other stones that are considered December birthstones but among all the stones it is the most prominent of all. Blue topaz is especially beneficial to businessmen, travelers and salesman. The Blue gemstone provides inner peace, intellectual guidance. Aside from this there are many things that the Writers stone stands for.
Caring for the Blue gemstone
Periodic cleaning is recommended for this gemstone. However it is easy enough to clean it. To clean and detoxify it dip it in water overnight and clean it with a soft brush.