Gold ring, Au 375/1000 (9K yellow gold), mystic topaz. With genuine, natural gemstones - mystic topaz. Ring of intoxicating beauty, with magical reflections. Topaz is a gentle, balanced gemstone, gifted by empathy, that can focus energy where it is needed. Topaz is often associated with desire and it is said, that its name is derived from the Sanskrit 'tapas' what means hotness, fire and passion. Sometimes, it also derives from the Greek 'topazos' or 'topaz' meaning "to look for". Topaz is traditionally known as the gemstone of love and fate, ensuring success in achieving the objectives. Topaz is bringing us openness and honesty, the ability to self-realization, self-control and desire to develop our own inner wisdom. According to a legend, topaz was used to increase intelligence and creativity and was giving a wisdom to people, who managed to turn it into prosperity. Emotionally, it not only protects us, but also gives us a sense of protection. It is a gemstone of confidence and strength which helps to overcome fears. Topaz is associated with the month of November and represents the Venus planet. According to the astrological zodiac, it is linked to the signs of Scorpio, Sagittarius, Taurus, Pisces and Aquarius. Can supposedly alleviate depressions, relieve our anxiety and stress. Gemstone characteristics: Type: Natural gemstone - mystic topaz. Country of origin: Sri Lanka. Carat weight: 3.60 ct + 2 x 0.90 ct = 5.40 ct. Main gemstone - octagonal cut, faceted, dimensions 8x10 mm. Side gemstones - trillion cut, faceted, 5 mm. Color: Rainbow. Clarity: VS. Luster: Excellent. Hardness: 8.0 Mohs. Specific gravity: 3.49 - 3.57. Refractive index: 1.606 - 1.644. Mystic topaz is created by special treatment of genuine, natural, colorless topaz - by plating a gemstone with microscopic layer of titanium. The plating process for titanium on topaz gemstones is protected by a strict patent protection, therefore there is a very limited amount of these beautiful gemstones available in the market. Pattern dimensions ca. 11x17 mm. Width of the band ca. 1.5 mm.