Pendants – Citrine gemstone is considered one of the most recognized and sought
after gemstone. With its natural lovely yellow to sunset hues it is an ideal
gemstone for pendants. The presence of iron is the reason for its distinct
The name of
Citrine comes from the Latin word ‘citrina’ due to its citrus like color. Citrine
has been discovered all over the world, although notable deposits are mined
from Brazil, Africa, Bolivia, Argentina, Madagascar, Uruguay and Russia.
In ancient times
it was believed to be the stone for communication, success and wealth. Citrine was
said to bring prosperity to the bearer. The ancient Romans thought it was the
stone of Mercury, who is the messenger of the Gods.
Citrine is can help with prosperity and abundance. It can dispel negativity,
calm emotions, self-doubt and anger. Physically it can help with thyroid,
kidney, heart, liver and muscle issues. It can aid with the elimination of
toxins and to overcome addictions.
It is said
Citrine is for the sacral and solar plexus chakra. It is the birthstone for
November and for people born under the Leo zodiac sign. It a perfect gift for
yourself or a loved one who would benefit from holistic aspect for the chakra,
birthstone and zodiac.
Citrine is best
when it’s faceted. Round cuts have been the best for amplifying color and dispersion.
This gem has been cut in all shapes, however the popular types are round,
square, teardrop, heart, cushion and trillions. It is a great choice for a
pendant and due to its durability it can withstand wear and tear from daily
use. This sought after gemstone is versatile when matching with different
styles. It can be set in silver for a more casual appearance or set in gold to
suit a more sophisticated style.