NOVEMBER BIRTHSTONE: CITRINE
Gemstone of richness and wealth, citrine is the yellow to orange variety of the Quartz mineral. When it was first discovered where modern tools of gemology didn't exist, citrine was confused with topaz. Named after the citron fruit which shares a very similar color, citrine jewelry is a great gift for your loved ones who were born in November. Citrine is also the gemstone to celebrate your 13th anniversary. In this post, we have compiled the most frequent question about citrines.
Are citrines rare?
Citrines are rare in nature. Because of this and to satisfy the huge demand, a significant number of citrines in the marketplace are created by heat-treating amethyst.
Are citrines durable?
Similar to its cousin amethyst, citrine has a hardness rating of 7 on the Mohs scale. While it is resilient against daily wear and tears, it is important to store your citrine jewelry wrapped in a soft cloth away from harder gemstones such as sapphire, ruby, and diamond.
How should I care for my citrine jewelry?
Citrine jewelry should be taken off before engaging in physical activities. You should wear your citrine jewelry after applying skincare products and perfumes. You should occasionally eye check the setting of your citrine jewelry. If it is loose, make sure you contact our customer support for repair services.
Which metals best suit citrine?
Lighter and more neutral colors such as white gold, silver, and platinum will emphasize your citrine. Citrine on yellow gold creates a more classic and vintage look. Citrine on rose gold is on the rise among younger couples. Make sure to experiment with different metals to find the one which best suits you.