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Citrine is prized for its fiery orange and yellow colors. It is a fairly
hard and durable gem. It is perfect for any kind of jewelry. It is also
Gemstone species: Citrine
Clarity: Eye Clean - Loupe Clean
Carat weight: 1.5 cts
Measurements: 9x7 mm
Country of origin: Brazil
What makes this gemstone unique?
This gem is much prettier than what is shown on the picture. The
scanner makes the citrine appear brown; but the stone is actually
yellow-orange and is very pretty.
Eye Clean – Gems that
are clean to the naked eye.
Loop Clean - No imperfections are visible at 10x magnifications
(a jeweler's loop)
VSI (very slight inclusions) - While these gems have some small
inclusions, they will not diminish the brilliance and beauty of the
gem when set
SI (slight inclusions) - These gems have some inclusions visible
to the naked eye but not to the extent of affecting the brilliance
of the gem.
Included - These gems have some larger and/or many minor
inclusions that somewhat diminish the brilliance of the gem.
Transparent - Transparent gems allow light to pass through them
without diffusing (scattering) the light.
Translucent - Translucent gems allow light to pass through them,
but the light is somewhat diffused (scattered).
Opaque: No light passes through the gemstone.
From antiquity, citrine was called the 'sun stone' because it was thought
capable of holding
sunlight. The color of citrine being associated with gold, it became known as
stone. It was thought to improve communication and to attract wealth and help
Traditional Metaphysical Properties of Citrine:
Intuition, comfort, protection,
energy, wealth, mental awakening.
Detailed Info on the healing Properties of
Citrine can be found here.
To learn more on the healing properties of
gemstones, please visit our gemstones infocenter:
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