Citrine is a member of the Quartz family and ranges from beautiful, glowings shades of pale yellow to brownish orange. Citrine gets its name from the citron fruit tree because of these lemon-inspired shades.
Citrine’s yellow colors are produced by having traces of iron in quartz crystals.
If you like to wear large gems, and we know you do, Citrine is a gem for you! With its hardness of 7 on the Mohs scale, Citrine is very durable when it comes to scratches and everyday wear-and-tear!
Citrine can actually be found in many places around the world including: Spain, Bolivia, France, Russia, Madagascar and the U.S (Colorado, North Carolina, and California). But the largest supplier of Citrine is Brazil.
Since Citrine comes in many different warm tones, finding them in different geographies depend on the color!
Citrine is known to be the “healing quartz”. If you would like to have the feeling of calm, peaceful, and soothing mindset, Citrine jewelry is the stone for you!
Not only is it the healing stone, but it also is the “merchant’s stone” to attract wealth and prosperity! We all need to have one of these!
Because of these names given to this gem Egyptians, ancient Greeks,and Romans had them on them at all times. They created talismans, carved images into them, and even fashioned them into fine jewelry!
Citrine is fairly easy to care for. Fill a bowl with warm water and soap. Use a soft toothbrush to scrub it and then rinse. Steam cleaning is not recommended with the Citrine gem.