Citrine comes from the family of crystalline quartz minerals. It has a stunning, yellow to orange color that gives off a nice warm look. It is considered to be one of the birthstones of November (the topaz is the other), indicating the warmth and compassion of November babies.
Citrine is a cherished and durable gemstone that is becoming more popular nowadays due to the huge demand for earth-tone fashion jewelry.
Citrine’s name comes from the French word “citrin” meaning lemon.
Countries that have an abundant quantity of this mineral are Brazil, Madagascar, The USA, Sri Lanka, Bolivia, Canada, Spain, and Burma.
A little bit of citrine history
This bright yellow/golden gemstone was very well appreciated in 100 BCE in Greece. They used to make jewelry and decorated tools with Citrine. The bright yellow to red color was considered royal and therefore made into jewelry and artifacts for nobility. And according to Chinese history and culture, the citrine is considered to be the gemstone of success.
Citrine is still a very popular and loved gemstone around the globe and worn as daily or formal adornments by so many ladies.
Some Spiritual Qualities
The warm color and brightness of this brilliant gemstone, citrine, symbolizes:
It is considered as the stone of the sun that gives powerful energies and strengthens the mind. It promotes creativity, self-esteem, and self-confidence. Citrine is believed to emotionally balance a person’s life, taking away all the negativity and focusing on one’s goals. It motivates one to achieve life’s goal and overcome phobias and unnecessary fears.
- Citrine can be mistaken for “Yellow Topaz”.
- Citrine is associated with the Greek Goddess, Demeter, the Goddess of Harvest.
- In the early European era, the Citrine gemstone was worn as a charm to fight against evil and snake venom.
Citrine Jewelry is one of the most bright and colorful pieces of jewelry in the world. The people who like to explore more in the bright colored jewelry love to wear this golden shining gemstone as a part of their daily attire.
Because it is November birthstone, people born in this month should wear citrine jewelry for the symbolism.
The large gemstone gives a unique and edgy look to your personality, while the small pendants give a more dainty and simple yet classic look.
Many of our favorite celebrities like Emma Watson, Julia Roberts, Rihanna, and Angelina Jolie have been seen wearing these stunning stones to fashion events.
Royalties like Kate Middleton and Meghan Markle have also been seen wearing sparkling citrine rings on different occasions.
Citrine is a beautiful gemstone that only increases your style in a bold and vibrant way.