If you are born in November you have the choice of two gemstones as your birthstone, topaz and citrine.
Topaz tends to come in a variety of colours that include light blue, yellow, orange, pink, violet, brown, colourless and very rarely red, but blue topaz is the most well known. The enchanting rainbow effect of Mystic Topaz is actually a colourless topaz coated in an artificial film, creating a magical looking gem. Some ancient beliefs of topaz include strength, beauty, intelligence and that when worn above the heart it can assure long life. Imperial topaz has a distinct pinkish orange colour and loved by Russian royalty. If you are celebrating your fourth wedding anniversary then blue topaz is for you, imperial topaz is the gemstone linked to the 23rd wedding anniversary. Could topaz be the birthstone you pick if born in November?
This stunning 18ct white gold necklace is the perfect gift for the lady in your life or perhaps it is a gift to yourself! With a combination of pearls and blue topaz oval gemstones, this elegant necklace will let both you and your birthstone shine!
Delicate and dainty, this pair of earrings encases semi-precious white topaz gemstones in a gold plated, sleek teardrop setting. Perfectly complemented by the gold setting, the icy white colour is everlasting and is said to help the wearer clarify their thoughts and enhance creativity.
Citrine is the orange variety of the mineral quartz. This gemstone can sometimes get mistaken for topaz, so throughout the years it is believed to have the same powerful properties as Novembers other birthstone, topaz. Its name is believed to have come from the French word citron, which translates as lemon due to its rather citrus-like colours. Citrine is one of the most desired and affordable yellow-orange gemstones, could it be the gemstone you desire?
Citrine is a stone that is thought to have healing powers, medically and interpersonal and in the gem world is also known as the lucky ‘merchants stone’ meaning it encourages wealth and prosperity. This stunning necklace is sure to show off your birthstone in style.
The stunning orange colour seen in citrine makes these cufflinks a lovely alternative way of celebrating this birthstone. Made from the finest 18ct gold, these round cufflinks feature a stunning white mother-of-pearl inlay and have been complemented with a hand-enamelled orange border. To really make these shine they also feature a truly beautiful yellow diamond set centre.
Have you got some ideas for how to show off these birthstones by creating a bespoke item that will truly make these gemstones shine? Then get in touch with your ideas!