Citrine gems are a yellow, sometimes orange clear-colored stone. As the name suggests, their color appears similar to the colors of a citrus fruit. Citrine stones are often worn with pastel colors to give a boost to the overall appearance of an outfit.
Citrine gems are available in wide ranges of sizes and shapes. Citrine is the birthstone for the month of November, brightening the sometimes colorless days of this Fall month.
Citrine that is left in the sunlight for long periods will turn to be a different color -- a darker color, so you should protect it from prolonged exposure to the light. With the proper storage and care, a citrine piece can last for well over a hundred years.
The lore of the citrine gem states that it is used for enhancing mental clarity and clearer emotional states. By wearing citrine, your memory will improve, you will feel more optimistic, and you will have more confidence in everything that you do.
It is believed that by wearing citrine, you will aquire wealth in your lifetime. Yellow and orange colors of the citrine gemstone are known to give protection from dangers when traveling, to ward off evil, and to keep sickness away when traveling.
The magnetic powers of the Citrine relieve depression, fear, and give you the confidence that you need to continue with success in your life.
Citrine is also thought to protect against snake venom and remove toxins from the body to cleanse your system. Citrine is the anniversary gemstone for the 17th year of marriage. Creative uses of citrine are found in necklaces, bracelets, pendants, pins, and rings.