Location : Brazil
Stone Type : Topaz, Imperial

19266 Topaz, Imperial

Md Yellow

1.70 cts oval cut

7.9×6.7×4.1 mm


eye clean, from Brazil. The term “imperial” is used to describe color stable topaz originating in the Ouro Preto region of Brazil. When these fine gems were first discovered it was said that none of them could be sold without the emperor first seeing them and thius the term “imperial”. The color for these gems can range from yellow through orange and pink and rarely sherry red and purple. The finest sherry red gems can command thousands of dollars per carat.