Topaz is a Dispeller Strengthener Crystal. Dispellers are Talismans that assist us to rid ourselves of things in our lives we do not want. Whether it is sickness, worry, pain, or souring relationships, a Dispeller crystal will aid in your efforts to expel it from your life. They are also excellent for restoring our lives after minor trauma or loss.
If something is amiss in your life, use a Topaz to help you get rid of the negative element. The Strengthener power of a Topaz furthers its ability to effect changes by aiding is in efforts to "stay the course" and persevere. Topaz is often used in conjunction with other talismans to firm our resolve.
Topaz is the traditional birthstone for those born in November.
Topaz is sometimes used in communications, and devotions
to the Hindu Life Force Goddess Kundalini.
Topaz is associated with LEO (22 Jul - 22 Aug). According to Wikipedia "Leo is associated with the classical element Fire, and thus called a Fire Sign (with Aries and Sagittarius). Leo is also one of the Fixed signs (along with Taurus, Scorpio, and Aquarius). It is the domicile of the Sun. Leo rules the heart and spine.
Other practitioners report that Topaz is a soothing, empathic stone that will increase your awareness of the goodness of others. It is reported to be of some value in clearing blockages in the upper chackras.