TOPAZ. THE SCORPIO BIRTHSTONE COLOR IS BELIEVED TO AID THE INTELLECT AND WARD OFF NEGATIVITY. Those born in November, or under the star sign of the scorpion, have orange-toned Topaz as their birthstone color. Topaz is known as the “stone of the mind,” the superstition surrounding this fiery orange gem led to a belief in its ability to cure mental illness. It embodies the many virtues of passionate, determined Scorpios, who are society’s natural leaders. Wearers of the color Topaz are said to find it easier to assert themselves, to be resourceful, and to navigate misunderstandings. This is why it is renowned as the symbol of true and lasting friendship, as well as offering strength in both head and heart.