WHAT IS CITRINE MEANING
The term “citrine” was introduced in the mineralogical literature in 1747 by Valerius. The name of the stone produced from the Latin word “citreus” meaning “lemon” indicates the yellow tinge of this variety of quartz (silicon dioxide), which he attached to the impurity of ferric iron.
It is interesting to note that the smoke quartz can acquire a yellow color with a reddish tint when heated to 300-400 “C. Frequently, the market receives it, such pre-heat-treated stones.
Natural citrine gem is usually less bright, they are pale yellow.Their color resembles the topaz colour.
No accident that the golden-yellow citrines sometimes called “golden topaz”, and brownish-yellow called “Spanish topaz “. It is easily distinguished from topaz by its inferior hardness.
Generally, shades of citrine vary from light yellow to amber.
Citrine occurs principally in localities that produce amethyst, and it is sometimes found as a zone of citrine in amethyst, when it is known as ametrine. Gem-quality citrine is found on the Isle of Arran, Scotland; near Hyderabad, India.
Citrines deposits discovered in Minas Geras (Brazil), in Salamanca Province (Spain), in Dauphine (France), in the Ural Mountains (Russia), in Kazakhstan, USA (Colorado, North Carolina) and Madagascar.
In nature citrine crystalsare uncommon. Therefore, even in the Middle Ages citrine simulation received artificially by heating the crystals of amethyst. Such crystals differ then citrine in lightly higher strength and less bright shine. The world record belongs to natural citrine crystal weighing 2,258 carats.
In the jewelry business are commonly used transparent, intensely colored citrine stones with no flaws. Jewelers make citrine brooches, earrings, pendants, inserted citrine into the ring. In ancient times citrine are often cut from ring-print, but today such jewelry can be seen infrequently.
Compared with many other precious stones citrines relatively inexpensive. Citrine jewelry can be accessed by almost everyone. However, correctly faceted jewellery citrines play and shine in the light of all shades of yellow color.
CITRINE HEALING PROPERTIES
Yellow citrines has long been used as magical and healing talismans. They count the stones of wisdom and calm, able to save a person from depression. In ancient Rome, orators and senators were specially when a citrine crystals, because it was believed that these stones develop eloquence and strengthen memory. It was also thought that citrines contribute to human understanding and help to establish psychological contact between people.
In ancient times people believed that citrine amulet protects both bitten by poisonous snakes, and from the evil machinations.
Citrine jewelry recommend wearing engravers, jewelers, watchmakers – people who perform fine hand work. For brokers, agents and salespeople, he helps to benefit from the information and contacts. Rogue, a card tricksters and scams citrine is just serve as honest people.
Citrine gemstone is very venerated in ancient India as a stone, and a projective energy Yang. In yoga healing practice, he was considered one of the main stones of chakra Manipura, which stimulates the solar plexus and gastrointestinal tract.
Citrine is useful in healing gastritis, pyelonephritis, cystitis. Citrine enhance work of the brain and accumulates in the body vitality. In addition, citrine healing vibrations creates a protective aura around the body, which can protect people from external adverse influences.
Astrological sign of citrine is Gemini.
Taurus should wear citrines carefully, because these jewelry can persuade its possible treason and mendacity.
Citrine Planet is Mercury.