Citrine is a Yellow variety of the Quartz family of crystals. It sits at a 7 on the Mohs Scale of Hardness and takes a great polish.
All commonly recognized Citrine on the market is usually heat treated to obtain the vibrant color. It is a common practice for the industry, in polished stones, jewelry, and specimens. The heat treated stones are chemically identical to natural citrine, and cannot be differentiated with modern testing. Through experience, we have learned that natural Citrine is usually a smoky yellow color, not the vibrant color we recognize today.
These Citrine pieces range in color from a burnt yellow to a clear crystal. All of the sizes would make beautiful displays by any window as it catches the light. Citrine could be called the sun stone as it looks as if the sun is captured inside it!
Citrine has long been associated with the sun, and is thought to encourage a sunny disposition. It is thought to attract prosperity, positivity, and good health. It is often a stone recommended to lift moods, encourage positive thinking, and bring abundance.
Due to the nature of natural products, color, size, and style may vary slightly from the photos listed. You will receive product similar to those in the listing.