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4.38 ct Emerald Cut Imperial Topaz

4.38 ct Emerald Cut Imperial Topaz


This gem is fiery reddish orange. It has that special internal glow that makes imperial topaz light up even in a dark room. Until you see it in person, you can't quite imagine it. To get close, picture a beautiful red/orange gem with a candle lit inside it... that's what you have here!


Imperial topaz gets its color from chromium, the same element that gives rubies their red color and emeralds their deep green. Technically, chromium is an inclusion! That's right, the gem gets its beautiful color from an inclusion. That's why emeralds and rubies are nearly always included to some degree. In fact, a flawless emerald or ruby is red flag that the gem is a fake! Imperial topaz is similar, and very clean stones are exceedingly rare. 


True to its nature, this imperial topaz has a couple of thin, fine inclusions visible in the photo. On the hand the color and fire of the stone makes them virtually invisible.  


Dimensions: 12.0 X 7.5 mm
Color: Reddish Orange
Carat Weight: 4.38
Cut: Emerald
Clarity: SI2
Price/Carat: $235


All of our topaz comes from one small, sustainable and ethical independent mine. The story of your gem, from the earth to your jewelry box, is always available to any customer. 


This topaz is the real deal. Natural. Untreated. Color that will not fade. If you want something that is truly rare, that will still be fiery, brilliant and valuable when your great-grandchildren inherit it, then you are in the right place.

  • Return Policy

    Your happiness is the only thing we care about.  If you don't LOVE this stone, send it back for a full refund, no questions asked. 

  • Gemstone Certification

    Any stone not yet certified comes with our guarantee that it will be identified as natural topaz by GIA, NAGL or any gemological laboratory of your choice. If it's not what we say, we'll give you the damn stone. 

  • Shipping

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  • Etsy

    Is this the first time you've purchased a gem from us? We're good and honest people. And we rely on our good reputation to stay in business.  But we do understand that you may be looking for added security when shopping for an expensive stone. 


    You may always choose to purchase any of our stones through our Etsy store.


    Etsy holds your money in escrow until you receive your gemstone. They do happen to charge us a fat 8% of the sale price to do that, so you may notice that some of our prices are a notch higher on Etsy than here on our website. 

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