Friday, November 4, 2011

november birthstone: citrine!

a member of the quartz family (other members: amethyst, smoky quartz, rose quartz), citrine is known as the "healing quartz" and is said to improve vitality & health and encourage hope & energy.

sharon khazzam citrine and sapphire bee earrings

tiffany sparklers citrine cocktail ring

citrine is typically pale yellow to orange and occasionally high-quality citrine comes in orange-brown or red-brown. the citrine crystals can form together with amethyst and produce ametrine (pictured below).

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