Blue Topaz reflects the energy of the mind and knowledge, stimulating one's self-confidence and ability to learn and think through complex concepts and ideas. It inspires creativity, increases attention span and helps one achieve perfection in various projects and aspirations. Placed on the Throat or Third-Eye Chakras, Blue Topaz helps one to more consciously and clearly articulate the thoughts and feelings one needs to communicate, and to make clear distinctions about what one does and does not want in one's life. Blue Topaz is a stone of peacefulness, calming to the emotions, and ideal for meditation and connecting with spiritual beings. It is a natural magnifier of psychic abilities, assisting those who wish to attune to inner guidance, as well as those who serve others through readings or spiritual healing. While it may be difficult to acquire naturally occurring Blue Topaz stones or crystals, natural specimens are best suited for metaphysical work. These stones are resonant with the perfected pattern of the human body and energy system and are ideal for gemstone healing layouts.
For thousands of years the mere mention of Topaz has conjured thoughts of opulence and luxury, influence and generosity, vibrancy and strength. To possess one brings true love and fidelity, friendship, and a gentle nature, bestowing the gifts of courage and wisdom, and success in all endeavors. Its energy, harnessed from the sun, transcends both time and space, and is one of the most loving, beneficial crystals one can gift to the Self.
From the pure light of clear Topaz, to the gold and sunny yellows, to the fiery pink-red varieties, Topaz warms to its solar energy, diffusing and radiating its gentle power in all directionssoothing, healing, stimulating and recharging. It brings solid, lasting energy, joy, generosity and abundance. Blue Topaz draws its solar influence from the entire sky, where strength and vitality become inspiration, breath and momentum. It promotes truth and forgiveness, expression, and the confidence to fulfill one's aspirations. Topaz is also considered to have lunar connections, its color and power waxing and waning in union with the moon's cycle.
Topaz is more than an enhancement stone, it is regarded as the "crystal of potency," with ends and facets (and those which have been faceted) that produce both positive and negative currents. It differs from the energy of Quartz in the way its alternating currents are linked and broadcast via the ethers to the forces of attraction and manifestation. A request to the Universe focused through this gem brings an intense clarify to one's intention and increases the focus of one's thoughts, energy and actions in order to manifest one's desires into physical reality. Topaz is highly effective for affirmations and visualization, meditation and projection, and is an excellent talisman for discerning Divine wisdom and connecting to the heavenly realm.
Topaz occurs in a wide range of colors; the varieties most commonly used for metaphysical purposes are listed below. In addition to the general properties they share, some have additional properties or are more suited for some applications. As Topaz magnifies whatever energy is focused through it, it is important to be conscious and responsible in its use.
Balances the digestive system and clears toxins, preventing infection.
Blue Topaz is a stone of love and good fortune, and is highly effective for bringing successful attainment of goals. It is great for attracting the right person into one's life, for friendship, love or business, or to improve existing relationships. It enkindles honesty, faithfulness and trust.
Blue Topaz may be drawn upon to uncover lies and illusions, in others, as well as in recognizing where one has strayed from one's own truth, out of fear or in the desire to manipulate others. Topaz increases in power from the crescent to the full moon and is thought to be most able to detect fraud in love or money at this time. As Clear Topaz is most in tune with the moon, wear or carry when reading a crystal ball, and hold one up to full moonlight to see images or symbols significant to you. Touch a Blue Topaz when you need people to reveal secrets or correct misinformation.
Use the energy of Topaz to wipe away tiredness or release burdensome emotional routines. It is superb for lifting one's mood and feeling good about oneself, and for the impetus to put good thoughts into action. Golden and Imperial Topaz fight depression, and placing Yellow Topaz over the solar plexus brings an intense feeling of well-being. Blue Topaz helps control anger and brings hidden emotions to the surface so they can be dealt with in a calm manner.
Topaz has been referred to as the "gourmets' stone," known for its ability to liven sensitivity to taste and stimulate the taste buds. It is an excellent crystal for those whose sense of taste has faded or been temporarily lost. Wine stewards have been known to use it before blind taste tests, and sucking on a Topaz before a meal allows for better appreciation of food as well as aiding digestion.
Place Golden or Imperial Topaz (crystals of the sun), and Blue Topaz (signifying the moon) together in a small pouch or one in each hand to balance logic and intuition, power and gentleness, and the creative side of your mind with the analytical. A small Blue Topaz on a chain or in a pouch also helps sensitive children and teenagers cope with teasing while maintaining good humor.
Blue Topaz is a stone of creative inspiration and mental clarity. It is a marvelous talisman for artists, musicians, authors, inventors, or anyone expressing their creative side. Clear Topaz is a crystal of confidence and positive intent, and is excellent for those building careers and for generating financial success. It is also a talisman for psychics and spiritual workers, and increases one's ability to connect with their power animal, and to communicate psychically with animals. Golden and Imperial Topaz amplifies one's positive traits and self-esteem, and helps one step forward. It is a talisman of speakers, merchants, teachers and philantropists.
Use Purple Topaz when searching for scholarships to help narrow down the prospects, and for successful achievement of the goal. It has also been used to diminish pain during injections, and is therefore a good mineral to wear or carry when getting a tattoo.
Topaz is esteemed for manifesting health and well-being, and correcting disorders within the body. It is thought to fortify the nerves, aid digestion and assimilation of nutrients, and to stimulate metabolism. It is also believed to reveal and combat the past-life pattern behind eating disorders, especially anorexia. Use of Topaz as an elixir provides an excellent method of dispersing the energy throughout the system. (We recommend the indirect method of preparation.) It may be taken internally, and has been used topically for the healing of wounds, nosebleeds, and skin eruptions.
Blue Topaz has been recognized as far back as the 10th century for its assistance in healing eye diseases and dimness of vision, alleviate mental illness, and to restore the sensory loss of taste. It is also thought to lessen cardiac pains and to reduce snoring.
Yellow, Golden and Imperial Topazes are particularly beneficial for recharging the physical body, overcoming nervous exhaustion and promoting tissue regeneration. They are ideal for post-operative convalescence, improving blood circulation, and relieving issues with cold feet. They may be utilized in treatments for disorders of the liver, gall bladder and endocrine glands. These sunny Topazes are great aids for fighting depression and improving brain function, and may be beneficial for the elderly or anyone nearing death. They have also been used alongside treatments for dementia and Alzheimer's disease.
Blue Topaz is supportive of the head and skull, eyes, ears, and general health of the neck and throat. It is useful in relieving headaches, migraines, occipital pains, tightening of the jaws and feeling of squeezing of the temples. It assists in treatments for stress-related disorders, such as high blood pressure, and may be instrumental in discovering the true source of illness and right course of treatment. It is thought to help alleviate sore throats, speech impediments, and fear of public speaking.
Clear Topaz is believed to accelerate recovery from injury or illness, and to reinforce treatments for cystic fibrosis, emphysema, asthma, allergies, colds, flu, pleurisy and pneumonia. Purple Topaz may be employed in therapies for autism, pathological medical conditions, such as schizophrenia and personality disorders, and to assist in strengthening the spine.
Blue Topaz is an incredible tool for healing and stabilizing the emotional body. Its energy teaches forgiveness and truth, and replaces negativity, fear and doubt with all things crucial for the Selfconfidence, esteem, acceptance, self-reliance and worth. It aligns with the true vibrancy of one's soul, and brings joyfulness, love and abundance to one's life. Topaz stirs creativity and promotes individuality and the expression of ideas. It helps one realize their own abilities and wealth of knowledge gained from learned experiences and hard work. It supports one in implementing great dreams, and makes one happy to share their joy and good fortune with others.
Topaz is excellent for cleansing the aura, and for relaxing and releasing tension at any level. It is highly empathic to the system and directs its energy to where it is needed most, aligning the meridians of the body.
The various colors of Topaz activate and stimulate different chakras. To determine the chakra associated with the color of your Topaz, see the individual Topaz color descriptions listed earlier in this article or the Chakra Crystal Healing section of this site.