Category Archives: topaz

“Lua de Maraba” Topaz

Origin of name “Lua de Maraba” in the Portuguese language means “The Moon of Maraba.” Maraba is one of the biggest cities in the State of Para, the second largest state area wise situated in the northern  region of Brazil in the lower Amazon basin. Maraba, whose name is derived from the Tupi language, spoken […]

Topaz Amarelo (Yellow Topaz)

Origin of name “Amarelo” in the Portuguese language means “Yellow,” and therefore “Topaz Amarelo” simply means “Yellow Topaz.” This is an obvious reference to the color of this enormous gemstone, from which the name appears to have been derived. Yellow is one of the commonest colors in which topaz exists in nature, besides other colors […]