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What are the November Birthstones? Topaz and Citrine Gemstones (Full Guide)

The people born in the 11 Month of November are very lucky in the matter of jewelry, although their birthstone color is a little similar their inner beauty makes people fall for it. The November Birthstones are Topaz and Citrine. This Birthstone provides a royalty look but surprisingly they are affordable in price and can be found in abundance in all the gem-stocking places all over the world.


The birthstone represents the person's birthstone period which relates to one's birth zodiac sign. You can see more of all Birthstones regarding their Months here. These Birthstones can be worn in any type of jewelry form like a pendant, ring, or earring.  Topaz and Citrine both are durable Birthstones, as well as this pernicious birthstone, can be saved for your special occasions. And if you are looking to buy a birthstone ring then we suggest you to read this Guide on Birthstone Rings.

What is the Color of the November Birthstone

As we know, November month has two magnifying birthstones reflecting amazing beauty, Topaz comes in a rainbow of hues while citrine is prized for its adorable yellow and orange hues. Both November birthstones are known to have soothing and relaxing energies while getting fortune and warmness to the wearer.

What Is a Topaz?

Topaz is a precious stone showing hues of yellow, or pale blue, consisting of an aluminum silicate that includes fluorine. Typical topaz in its genuine state is colorless, though trace segment impurities can make it pale blue. Through the ages, topaz has been popularly connected with wealth. A blue topaz birthstone is the gem of the 4th anniversary and Imperial topaz is the gem of the 23rd anniversary.

Topaz Meaning & Symbolize

Earlier, people used to be believed that topaz stones have healing and magical properties with it. While in past times the Topaz was a colorless birthstone and for years people wear confused and believed that it was a diamond. Topaz Gemstone comes in a range of colors from orange, pink, blue, green, and red. This gem receives its color from the impurity element present in it.

Blue color occurs when the colorless topaz is gone under radiation treatment. When it has presence of chromium it turns pink, violet, and red.

The Topaz word generally arrived from the Sanskrit word tapaz or tapas, which means fire. Also, the other name originated from the Greek word Topazios, the name for a small island in the Red Sea. According to beliefs, the yellow color Topaz has the ability to attract gold. Once there was a time when November birthstone was used to heal arthritis, also help in reducing weight, and aids in improving digestion.

In earlier times people accepted if it is kept at home, it protects us from fire incidents and protects us against any kind of happening. While the accident Greek believed for providing strength to them.

What Color is Topaz?

Earlier, there was a big confusion between pure topaz and diamond, in reality, topaz is a colorless stone due to which confusion was formed. Hereby topaz also varies in color such as orange, pink, red, violet, blue, green, and most commonly, yellow and brown. It's a stone that receives color from impure elements or some defect within itself.

How is a Topaz Formed?

Rhyolite, granite, and pegmatite are samples of igneous rocks where topaz typically occurs along fractures and in cavities. When there is sufficient fluorine to support the creation of topaz, which occurs in the late stages of magma cooling, the crystals develop.

History of November Birthstone Topaz

For hundred years Topaz Birthstone was considered to be a diamond, Renaissance Europeans assume it would break magic spells and keep off anger. In India, where the word “Topaz” appears to have emerged, people believed that wearing a Topaz Gemstone above the heart assures the beauty, long life, and intelligence. In today's time, Topaz is one of the US November Birthstones.


It symbolizes the love and fidelity between a beautiful bond also through the ages Topaz has been connected with wealth.

When it's gifted to someone it represents the promise of everlasting commitment and love.

Where Topaz is found?

Birthstone Topaz is seen worldwide with Brazil being the world’s most known source of these gemstones. The multiple sought-after Imperial Topaz is created in the Minas and Gerais southeastern states, while the Ouro Preto and Capao mines have many of the yellow, red, pink, orange, and violet Topaz. Also, Brazil is well-known for producing colorless Topaz—which is often heat-treated and irradiated to build artificial versions of Blue Topaz.

Additional countries that produce Topaz include the United States, Sri Lanka, Australia, Mexico, Madagascar, India, Myanmar, Namibia, Nigeria, Russia, Zimbabwe, and Pakistan.

Topaz Healing Properties

Topaz ratios and aligns the body's meridians to transfer energy to the areas that need it most. It also relaxes and cures the body. It encourages candor and pardon. Joy, generosity, abundance, and excellent health are obtained by topaz. It is considered a stone of luck and love. It eases stress and promotes relaxation. Topaz promotes candor and openness as well as self-awareness and restraint. It helps with problem-solving and idea expression. Stabilizes the feelings, permitting you to accept love from all directions.

Topaz encourages healthy digestion and fights consuming disorders like bulimia and anorexia. It reinforces the nervous system and revs up the metabolism.

Topaz Price

Natural low-rarity Topaz can begin as low as $8 per carat, with the rarest types being as costly as $3,000 per carat. Topaz costs are mainly dependent on the gemstone's natural color, carat, and clarity. here the most expensive topaz is the golden orange-yellow type known as the "Imperial Topaz".

Topaz Gemstone rings

So, if you are in search of elegant jewelry made from November Birthstone Topaz, this Blue Topaz is the way to go! As Topaz is one of the brightest stones out there. Gemone is presenting here the most captivating Blue Topaz Ring that will get you a separate look for your engagement or you can also gift it to your loved one. Check out our most luxurious collection!

Unique London Blue Topaz Ring

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This ring is showing London Blue Topaz, Center stone is accompanied by a white diamond to get an alluring look. Here the combination of these is breathtaking while the side beads are proving a decorative look! So, want to get a striking look then this Bule Topaz is perfect to get.


Princess Cut Blue Topaz Ring

topaz and black diamond ring

As we all know princess cut is the unlimited love of every individual, this Princess Cut Blue Topaz Ring is displaying the Princess cut Four Black Diamonds on each side of the shanks. It's a great choice for an engagement; this complex blue gemstone is making the ring look more appealing.

You can view more November Birthstone Topaz Rings here



Topaz Care & Cleaning

Dip your accessory for a few seconds in a mild soap-water solution to lessen dirt from its surface. After that, use a soft cloth to gently wipe the gemstone clean. You should pay special focus to the pieces' edges, as this is where dirt and filth tend to accumulate the most. To release any soap residue, rinse the jewelry item beneath running water, Clean and dry the piece with a lint-free, smooth cloth.

Facts about Topaz Birthstone

  1. It ranks 8 on the Mohs scale of hardness.
  2. The red Topaz is very rare to be found.
  3. Topaz Birthstone has many Superpowers.
  4. Earlier, Topaz was meant to be the world's largest diamond to be found.
  5. The Birthstone symbolizes love and fidelity!
  6. It’s also known as a cooling crystal.

Topaz Month Alternate Birthstone

Citrine Birthstone


The citrine birthstone comes in transparent yellow to brown color as they are very rare to be found in nature. Firstly it was discovered by a Spanish conquistador in the 1600s. He came across the Bolivani mine named "Anahi" which contained a large deposit of citrine as well as amethyst. Other sources of Citrine Birthstones include Spain, Brazil, and other U.S locations such as North Carolina, California, etc.

History of Citrine

Before the Citrine Gemstone was given a different identity it was meant to be Spanish Topaz, Gold Topaz, and Madeira Topaz. In the Victorian Ear, the citrine was very well-known for Scottish jewelry. Here, Egyptians utilized citrine as talismans, while ancient Greeks would carve images into the stones. People used to believe that citrine birthstone could calm tempers, relieve anger, and manifest desires, mostly prosperity. As the November Birthstone, Citrine is used to be given in form of jewelry on the 13th Wedding Anniversary!

Due to their warm color, they produce the image of sun, warmth, and illumination. As, this stone is been a symbol of romance, positivity, and pleasure for years. Citrine Gemstone makes a beautiful piece of jewelry as its beautiful pop color completes the look of jewelry wonderful with its beauty!

Citrine Healing Properties

November Gemstone Citrine brings more positive esteem and a vibrant flow of energy in and around the body. It also helps in bearer strength.  In ancient times people used these November Birthstones Citrine to improve blood circulation, purify the body's venoms, and also strengthen the body's immune system. It was also used for warding off disease and guarding against snake poison.

Citrine Birthstone in Jewelry

Citrine is a durable gemstone that can also be worn every day as it ranks 7 on the Mohs scale of hardness. You can clean this stone with warm and soapy water as any high-heating process can make the stone crack!

November Gemstone Citrine is very popular in Rings, Bracelets, Necklaces, and Earrings. It has become a Jewelry choice for Topaz and Yellow Sapphire.

The fact of Citrine Gemstone

  1. Natural Citrine is very rare to find.
  2. One can identify the fake citrine on the base of color
  3. It is a variety of Quartz.
  4. The meaning of Citrine is yellow.
  5. Citrine can be imitated.
  6. The largest citrine in the world has a weight of 20,200 carats!
  7. This gemstone is also known as the Merchant Stone.
  8. In the 1920s and 1930s, it was popularized in Hollywood.