Topaz Specimens / Rough (Clear)
Small clear Topaz specimens, sold as 10 gram packets. A 10 gram packet typically contains 4-10 pieces.
£7.50 – £14.95
|Buy 5-9 pieces for||£6.75-£13.46|
|Buy 10-19 pieces for||£6.38-£12.71|
|Buy 20+ pieces for||£6.00-£11.96|
Rough clear Topaz
Lovely gemmy pieces of clear Topaz, in the rough. They are sold in 10 gram bags.
We currently have specimens from Nigeria and from Pakistan. The Nigerian material tends to be quite clear/colourless/white due to river rounding. The Pakistani material is colourless to iron stained, with a slight iron-orange colouration.
This material is usually used by lapidaries as cutting practice before moving on to higher quality Topaz material with colour.
If you are looking to cut these stones, I would recommend the Grade A bags. They have been handpicked as pieces that look clearer, although they may still have some iron staining etc. Some of these stones would make excellent faceting rough for practising working with Topaz and may cut some sellable stones too.
However, considering the price, I think it ought to appeal to collectors too. You get quite a lot of material for the money - these ten gram packets contain around 4-10 pieces. The pieces are typically around 7-13MM each.
Frequently asked questions and delivery information
How do we grade stones?
There is no overall universal grading system for the majority of our products. As such, the grades we use are internal only. They simply refer to higher and lower qualities, but they may be entirely different grades to other websites. C grade pieces are of lower quality than B grade, which is lower than A grade.
How does our ordering and delivery process work?
You place an order via the website. When it’s been picked and packed, your order will be marked as completed and dropped off at our local post office. We have an account with the post office called a “Drop and Go” account, which allows the post office staff to process our parcels when they have free time, rather than me queuing up and delaying everyone else.
I get tracking information etc online when this has been completed. I typically do not send tracking information to customers unless they request it – but if you’ve requested tracked postage, it has been sent tracked! If you have any worries or concerns about your parcel being delayed please feel free to get in touch and I’ll send the tracking info over! We also get delivery confirmations for parcels over 25MM thick by default.
How do international orders work?
After Brexit, with the UK leaving the European Union, certain things have changed with regards to international orders. European Union customers will now likely be liable to pay the same amount of import VAT as any other international customers. You will be responsible for any customs and import fees.
I’d like to return my order for a refund.
No problem at all – just get in touch and we’ll arrange it. You can read our full returns policy here.
What payment methods do you accept?
I can accept Paypal, Stripe, cheque, and direct bank transfers. Paypal and Stripe will both allow you to pay with credit and debit cards.