Gem Story

The name “citrine,” is derived from the Greek word for lemon. Even its name, which is derived from the Greek word for lemon, carries a sense of sun and joy attached to it.  It carries a sense of sun and jo was used to refer to yellow gemstones as early as 1385, when the word was first recorded in English.

Citrine, a stone as bright as its energy, ranges in color from a soft yellow to an intense fiery orange.

In ancient times, people believed that citrine gemstones could calm tempers, soothe anger, and manifest desires, especially prosperity. To leverage these powers, Egyptians used citrine gemstones as talismans, the ancient Greeks carved iconic images into them, and Roman priests fashioned them into rings.

Known as “the success stone,” citrine increases confidence and helps broaden the mind and spark the intellect.

Citrine is the birthstone for November.