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Three Birthstones - beginning with "T"

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Three Birthstones - beginning with "T"

There are actually three birthstones associated with December: Blue Topaz, Tanzanite, and Turquoise. Apart from starting with the letter “T”, all three of these stones have something else in common, and that is the colour blue – different shades of blue, but blue is definitely December's colour! Blue topaz actually comes in different shades as well: Sky blue (the palest), Swiss blue and London blue (the deepest shade).  The question is often asked, is blue topaz a real gemstone? Natural blue topaz is quite rare, do colourless or pale material is heat treated and irradiated to produce the deeper blue colours described above. Tanzanite, is a purplish/deep...

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