November Birthstone

November Birthstone


Gemstone Learning Center Topaz Topaz is the birthstone of the month of November. The stone has a long history, noted as a gem used in the ‘Breastplate of Judgement’ of Aaron, described in the bible (Exodus: xxviii, 15-30). The majority of topaz is colorless, then treated to be blue in color. Natural untreated topaz can …

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The name citrine comes from the old French word citrin which means yellow. Citrine is the birthstone for the month of November. Due to the similarities in color to some topaz, citrine was often confused with it and given the name topaz quartz, but today is only known as citrine. During the 1940’s, citrine was …

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