Citrine in Jewelry and Home Décor:
The glamorous golden amber tones presented in citrine makes home and office décor stand out in your home or office building. The warm glow of orange encases a cozy feeling in any room you may place a citrine geode or table. In jewelry, the colors of citrine would match with any of the typical autumn tones of red, brown, black, and orange. Alternatively, they would also contrast aesthetically with shades of green and blue.
This intricate faceted and rough citrine necklace is just one of the citrine jewelry pieces Touchstone Gallery offers. In addition, a root beer shade of citrine geode table would be a fascinating and robust extension of any room.
Legend and Lore:
In ancient times, citrine was always carried with warriors in protection against snake venom and evil thoughts. The current metaphysical benefits are thought to calm any anxiety brewing in your life. By releasing this feeling of being out of control, you can accept the future on your own personal terms. The shining gemstone is said to be a welcoming gift from the sun. If you keep some citrine in your business or office, you’re said to have future prosperity. Remember- Citrine is the birthstone of November, wouldn’t you want to add all of these benefits to your life?
Scientific Information on Citrine:
Citrine is a type of quartz mineral with a cryptocrystalline structure. This means that the crystals are visible to the naked eye. There are two types of citrine- natural citrine and heat-treated amethyst or smokey crystal. Natural citrine is extremely rare and when it is in the natural form, it is found in small qualities.The natural citrine coloring ranges from a pale yellow to pale orange. Natural citrine The heat-treated amethyst typically has a red tint to the mineral, and the color range includes yellow-brown, dark orange-brown, copper red, brown and dark orange.
Revealed by Man:
Most citrine comes from Brazil, and you can find natural citrine in Russia, France and Madagascar. Citrine is found in quartz veins and most pieces are only a few carats in size.
Touchstone Gallery Offers a Wide Variety of Nature’s Art Etched in Stone
We invite you to view our current offerings of citrine and many other fascinating natural art pieces in our Touchstone Galleries in Santa Fe (127 W. San Francisco St.), Sedona (320 N. State Route 89A) and Taos (110 S. Plaza), or online at www.touchstonegalleries.com.