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How to put Zest in Your Life with Citrine!

It’s November, So this is the month to celebrate the beautiful Birthstone Citrine and it’s amazing benefits!

The golden yellow of the beautiful Citrine carries the power of the sun.

And, Like the sun, citrine is warm and comforting, energizing and life giving.

Citrine will put the ZEST back in your life!

With citrine, you will feel more fullness in your life by encouraging fresh beginnings and new pursuits as you go along your passion's journey.

This is why Citrine can help you, especially now, during the cold, dark winter days or just days where you just need a pick-me-up!

Lets find out more!

Citrine Meaning

The yellow citrine is the second most popular gemstone to have and wear. The first is it’s Quartz sister, the Amethyst.

So what makes citrine different from the other quartz colors?

Naturally colored citrine is actually rare to find.

When it is natural, It gets its beautiful yellow color from iron and is what differentiates it from the other Quartz varieties.

Most citrines that you see in jewelry actually achieve its color through heat treating Amethyst or Smoky Quartz.

Citrine gets its name from the French word “Citron” meaning lemon.

And Just like a sweet lemon, the color of citrine energizes you to have:

  • More optimism.

  • Happiness.

  • Zest for life.

  • Motivation for taking action toward your dreams.

  • A better relationships with a partner or socially within a group.

So if you want happiness, clarity, and great relationships, the sun-kissed color of citrine is for you!

The Powers of Citrine & How they can Benefit you?

Citrine’s color ranges from pale to golden yellow, honey or almost brown or reddish orange.

How can your life be Better by wearing this golden gemstone?


  • Give you the power to solidify new interests and new relationships by helping you to see things in a different light.

  • Helps motivate you to take action and fulfill your dreams.

  • Has a high frequency which inspires creativity and imagination which helps in the process of transforming dreams and wishes into tangible form so that you can manifest them into reality.

  • Encourages you to be more cheerful and content with how your life is going.

  • Gives you clarity by helping you declutter what’s going on in your mind.

  • Helps wake things up and gives you that zest to your life, which can make your experiences feel more exciting.

  • Brings optimism and meaning to your life and relationships.

  • Known as "The Merchant's Stone", it helps you to not only acquire wealth, but to also hold onto it!

Who does Citrine look best on?

Citrine Yellow is perhaps the most energetic of the warm colors.

It is associated with laughter, hope and sunshine.

It is a great color to consider when designing a room or putting together an outfit or choosing a gem for jewelry.

Being surrounded by this sunny color gives you more energy and helps you to feel more optimistic and cheerful.

Since Citrine is a warm color and most often is light in color, it looks best if you have a warm complexion and darker skin tones to enhance its golden radiance.

If you have a cool or lighter skin tone, choose a citrine that is more reddish, orangey or darker yellow.

How to Wear Citrine

Citrine is a semi-precious stone and is often paired with other semi precious stones like garnet, peridot, amethyst and blue topaz.

It is a stone that looks great in yellow or white gold. Rose gold is a good option with the more orangey or reddish Citrines.

Citrine has a hardness of 7, so it has no limit to the type of jewelry you like to wear—whether it is a ring, bracelet, earrings, necklace, etc—Citrine is durable to wear for all.

The Best ways to Add Citrine Meaning & Benefits into your Life

1. Repurpose Citrine Jewelry:

If you have some old jewelry with Citrine around that you no longer wear, you can update into a new style or mix it with other old stones you may have.

Here is an old 80’s style bracelet, that was easily transformed into a ring (actually 2 rings)

2. Custom Design:

If you LOVE Citrine because it is your Birthstone or for the Color or for the Benefits, you can incorporate it into a design custom made, just for you!

This client has a very inspiring women's network called the Honey Bees.

The bee is her favorite symbol and she always wanted her logo turned into jewelry.

We created this pendant for her in sterling silver with gold plated wings and a bezel set Citrine on top.

She loves the color and meaning of citrine & wanted that to symbolize the women in the Top Tier of her network.

When they reached this tier, they would receive this pendant to honor their achievement!

3. Birthstone or Family Jewelry:

The best part of birthstones is to celebrate your birthday with Citrine.

Or commemorate your loved ones by creating a piece customized to the birth month of each family member.

This can be in the form of rings, pendants, charms, or anything else you like.

So Put some Zest into your life with all the beauty and benefits of Citrine!

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