Gorgeous blue topaz is the December birthstone. The blue topaz comes in an array of wintery blue hues that range from light turquoise to deep sapphire (as with the London blue topaz). Few birthstones have such a wide range of universally-loved hues as the blue topaz, making it a favorite gemstone to Read More
"And thou shalt set in it settings of stones, even four rows of stones: the first row shall be a sardius, a topaz, and a carbuncle: this shall be the first row" (Exodus 28:17).
Most scholars agree that the concept of birthstones had its origins not in the celestial sphere or the zodiac, but in the Read More