November Birthstone Infographic Citrine Jewelry
The name is derived from Latin citrina which means "yellow" and is also the origin of the word "citron." Related to the French word citron meaning lemon. Has been called the "sun stone" and thought to be capable of holding sunlight and useful in the protection from snakebite. Also known as the "merchant's stone".
Facts & Figures:
November's birthstone is associated with gold and wealth. The Romans hailed citrine as the stone of Mercury, the messenger god, and used it for carving intaglios. The birthstone for zodiac sign Scorpio and Sagittarius.
Citrine energizes and cleanses. November's birthstone attracts wealth, prosperity and success. It boosts self-confidence, Stimulates the brain and strengthens the intellect and promotes creativity. Citrine enhances concentration and revitalizes the mind. It helps relieving anger and depression, as well as fears and phobias. Stimulates digestion, and pancreas processes. Helps with eye problems, increases blood circulation, and detoxifies the blood.
This sunny stone comes in colors from lemon yellow to amber brown, with its coloring agent attributed to iron.
A member of the quartz family. Symbolizes truth and integrity. Also considered treasured symbols of health, healing, clarity, and success. Citrine is a relatively hard gem (7 out of 10 on the Mohs hardness scale).
Many of the citrine rings and bracelets have diamond accents or pearls to enhance the luster and sparkle of this exquisite gemstone. Dress in citrines for a style that's bright and cheerful.
Care & Handling:
Keep out of direct sunlight when you store them as they can fade. Clean with a soft cloth. Wrap citrine necklaces, rings and jewelry in a soft cloth.