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Topaz, one of the birthstones for the month of November, is a beautiful gem. In its natural form, topaz is colourless. Popular varieties include the yellow/brown-ish sherry or 'precious' topazes.
Citrine is a variety of quartz and comes in a variety of yellow colours and may have brown, orange and reddish hues. It is also one of November's birthstones.
Simply put, diamonds are the kings of gemstones. Diamond is the birthstone for April, is nature's hardest material and has a unique place in world history.
For the next entry in our series on Tools of the Trade we'll look at the jewellery torch. A jeweller's torch is a key tool for any metalsmith or bench jeweller.