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The name citrine is derived from the French word ‘citron’, meaning lemon. The molecular formula of citrine is Sio2 , with a hardness of 7 on Mohs scale. Citrine is fairly resistant to scratches and cracks thus making it an ideal choice for a daily wear stone. Cocktail rings are large and bulky rings. We must take care of cocktail rings, as they are delicate one.
Online jewelry shopping is the nice and best way to purchase the jewelry. The leading producer of naturally mined citrine is Brazil, with maximum production coming from the state of Rio Grande Do Sul. The other deposits of citrine are found in Russia, Madagascar and France.
Citrine is the birthstone for the month of November and anniversary gemstone for the seventeenth year of marriage. This yellow color gemstone looks pretty especially when set in white gold wedding rings. The various forms of body adornments like rings, bracelets, earrings and pendants are usually in demand, but the stone’s brilliant is at its best when set in a pendant.
People around the world also have a fascination for citrine jewelry because of the various beliefs associated with this gemstone. Citrine by virtue possesses many healing and magical powers, it cures depression, and it even cures self destructive tendencies and stimulates memory, influence dreams and is a general talisman of protection and enhances creativity. Diseases like diabetes, heart trouble, kidney trouble and liver malfunctions can be cured with the help of this gemstone.