Citrine is a beautiful golden gemstone that has been popular for thousands of years. Swedish-American actress Greta Garbo was known to have a large collection of jewellery amongst which several citrines. After she was seen wearing the pieces, the stone grew in popularity. Its resurgence during the Art Deco era made it amongst the most sought after crystals at the time. Citrine jewellery looks particularly beautiful when set in yellow gold, because this accentuates the magnificent colour of the gemstone.

Here are some quick facts about CITRINE:

  • Citrine means Yellow
  • Appreciation for Citrine dates back to at least 300 BC and has carried on throughout the ages.
  • Citrine’s colouration can vary from very pale yellow to a deeper darker orange.
  • Like most quartz crystals Citrine is made of silicon and oxygen atoms and is a 7 on the Mohs scale of hardness.
  • It is said Citrine raises self-esteem and self-confidence and thus can release negative traits and phobias.