Stunning Amethyst and Citrine Dangle Earrings in Sterling Silver
Stunning dangle earrings in Brazilian gemstones of Amethyst and Citrine. These gorgeous stones are from one of a our vendors in Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil. The earrings feature a lovely oval Amethyst hanging from two citrines, one round and one oval. The mounting is handmade sterling silver. The length is 1.75 inches. Amethyst is the February birthstone and is said to protect from intoxication and evil spells. It will calm your spirit and give you focus. Pure quartz is colorless, but the most prized variety is Amethyst, the purple variety. It's always been considered a 'royal color' and is featured in the British Crown jewels. It was also a favorite of Catherine the Great and Egyptian royalty. For centuries this beautiful gemstone has been considered a symbol of power. 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.