Monday, November 1, 2010

November Birthstone....Topaz or Citrine

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November Birthstone -

Properties of the Topaz
For those who were born in the month of November the Topaz is the traditional birthstone. The November birthstone poem reflects some of the properties with which the Topaz is associated - constancy, loyalty, faithfulness and friendship. The Traditional Metaphysical Properties for the November Birthstone Topaz are strength, releasing tension and balancing emotions.

The healing properties of the November birthstone are reputed to be effective for health problems relating to sanity, asthma, gout, blood disorders, tuberculosis and insomnia. The Topaz is also used to enhance spiritual rejuvenation and feelings of happiness.

November Birthstone Zodiac Sign
The twelve Zodiac signs are an astrological version of birthstones in addition to the twelve calendar months. The November birthstone of the Topaz is considered to be the birthstone for Scorpio (The sign of the Scorpion) and relate to those born between
November 22 - December 21. The Zodiac sign of Scorpio also responds to Beryl, Amethyst, Aquamarine, Tourmaline and Opal.

The Color of the Topaz

The Topaz is commonly colorless, also light to medium blue, violet yellow, pink, peach, gold, green, red and brown. Topaz with Orange-red and pink colors are rare and most valuable.

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