AJD Graduated, Roughly Faceted Sparkling Citrine with Amethyst Necklace
Necklace of rich, golden Citrine roughly faceted and highly polished are accented with square slices of purple Amethyst. The Citrines are graduated up to 15mm. The necklace is 21 inches in length. In ancient times people carried Citrine as a protection against evil thoughts and snake venom. The ancient Greeks and Romans enjoyed crafting Citrine into their jewelry. And down through the ages its lovely golden hues have remained popular. Citrine was a favorite gemstone of Queen Victoria in the 1800s. Looking to a different type of royalty, film star Greta Garbo favored Citrine during the art deco era. Citron is the French name for lemon. Bright and cheerful, it will liven up any jewelry and is especially popular in the summer. Citrine brings so much into your life, the power of positivity, energy, and warmth to frayed nerves. Citrine ranges in color from a lovely soft yellow to deep orangish brown and everything in between. It is the traditional November birthstone.