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Birthstone of the Month - Citrine

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ONCE THOUGHT TO BE A GIFT FROM THE SUN, sunny citrine offers warm golden hues in a variety ofshapes and sizes. From the French word "citron" meaning lemon, citrine is considered the color of logic and intellect and is thought to provide courage and self-discipline. Citrine is a member of the common quartz family, and asister gem to amethyst. In fact, most citrine is actually heat-treated amethyst! Citrine is very abundant andaffordable and is commonly used as an alternative for the November birthstone. 
 

ONCE THOUGHT TO BE A GIFT FROM THE SUN,sunny citrine offers warm golden hues in a variety ofshapes and sizes. From the French word "citron" meaninglemon, citrine is considered the color of logic and intellectand is thought to provide courage and self-discipline.Citrine is a member of the common quartz family, and asister gem to amethyst. In fact, most citrine is actuallyheat-treated amethyst! Citrine is very abundant andaffordable and is commonly used as an alternative for theNovember birthstone.Color is of utmost importance when selecting a citrine.Perfect for daily wear, this earth tone gem ranges from lightyellow to vibrant orange. Although most is heat-treatedamethyst or smoky quartz, the treatment requires no specialcare and is considered permanent. Citrine's warm hueslend itself to jewelry fashioned in yellow gold, although itis not uncommon to find it set in white gold or platinum.Shown: 18k yellow gold checkerboard citrine pendant on18” chain.
 

 

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