Four Sky Blue Topaz On A Disc | Sterling Silver necklace (Sold out)
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- Unique No: 942
Sterling Silver necklace with a circle as a pendant holding four fine specimen of Sky Blue Topas.
This one has the incomparable Blue of a bright summer day.
The hand forged circlular disc, 1.8cm in diameter, with a hammered finish holds three diferent Sky Blue Topaz cuts.
The longer, puffy-faceted, drop shaped stone is wrapped with Sterling Silver wire.
It measures from loop to stone 1.9cmx0.8cm.
The chain is 45cm long, with open rectangle links.
You can easily slide this ensemble out of this chain and wear it on another one.
This precious stone has been used in jewellery for centuries, used in amulets of power and influence.
Its rarity has meant that it has become associated with glory and success.
Depending on the trace amounts of iron or chromium it contains, so differs the colour, where some qualities lose colour in sunlight, while in others the colour gets more intense.
Among the trade names for the various shades of blue are Sky Blue, Swiss Blue and London Blue.
The lightest of these shades is Sky Blue Topaz, which resembles a watery summer sky, and darkest is the velvety blue of London Blue.
Topaz is an alumina silicate with a hardness of 8 on the Mohs scale, making it one of the harder gems
Topaz is the birthstone of November.