Its name comes from Zebirget Island, the ancient island of Topazos, in the Red Sea. Topazes come in a wide range of colors: green, yellow, red, pink, gold ... depending on the variation of iron and chromium in their chemical composition. Its high refraction of light gives it a great brightness. It is a very hard gem, but it needs to be protected from blows because it can split in one go.


Color: Colorless, yellow, orange, blue, pink, violet and light green
Associated month: November
Moh's hardness: 8
Ethical origin: England, Scotland and Ireland