Golden topaz combines excellent hardness with superb brilliance and stunning color at an affordable price. Choose from a selection of golden and imperial topaz gemstones of various shapes and sizes at GemSelect, including rutile topaz and imperial topaz. Rutile topaz is colorless topaz with golden inclusions, which is sometimes referred to as "Venus hair" or "golden threads". These inclusions are actually limonite rather than rutile, but the name "rutile topaz" has stuck. The inclusions may be sparse or abundant and give the gemstone an interesting and unique appearance. Imperial topaz is the most rare and valuable topaz variety. It gets its name from the Russian Tsars of the 17th century because the tsars claimed exclusive rights to the pink topaz gemstones that were mined in Russia. Traditionally, imperial topaz was orange with red dichroism, but the definition of imperial topaz has now widened to include yellow, pink, red, lavender-pink and peach-pink topaz.
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Certified Customer Reviews
Overall Rating -> 10
The shopping was pretty simple, I found exactly what I was looking for. Although, the gems did seem a little pricy. I was hoping shipping would be a little cheaper, but I'm excited to receive my gems and I hope they arrive in perfect condition.
My order was late by a few days, even though I paid extra for express shipping. Everything else was fantastic though, stones arrived beautifully packaged and I was pleasantly surprised that information cards were included for each stone. Fabulous :)