Citrine

Citrine

Hardness: 7 Mohs

Enhancement Code: Heating

Quality Information:

A: Light slightly golden yellow, little or no colour zoning; eye clean; good cut

AA: Medium golden yellow, little or no colour zoning; eye clean; good cut

SWAROVSKI GEMS™ Golden Fine: Medium to dark colour; minimal eye-visible inclusions

SWAROVSKI GEMS™ Saffron Fine: Light to medium colour; minimal eye-visible inclusions

Care: Rated “good” for everyday wear. Avoid direct sunlight and exposure to heat which may cause colour to fade. Avoid contact with chemicals. To clean, gently scrub with a soft toothbrush and a solution of mild dish soap and warm water or clean in an at-home ultrasonic unit.

Major Sources: Bolivia, Brazil

French for “lemon“, Citrine was once believed to protect against everything from snake venom to wicked thoughts. Today its radiant colour is associated with joyfulness, youth and vitality. Bright yellow Citrine is a natural for designs that commemorate the richness of autumn.

Those born in November can celebrate with this gorgeous gem, as well as those who wish to mark their 11th. and 13th. anniversaries.

Madeira Citrine

Hardness: 7 Mohs

Enhancement Code: Heating

Quality Information:

Madeira: Medium to dark brownish orange; eye clean

Care: Rated “good” for everyday wear. Avoid direct sunlight and exposure to heat which may cause colour to fade. Avoid contact with chemicals. To clean, gently scrub with a soft toothbrush and a solution of mild dish soap and warm water or clean in an at-home ultrasonic unit.

Major Sources: Brazil

Suffused with tones of amber, orange and honeyed caramel, this gem is named after the legendary wines of the Madeira Islands. Best set in yellow gold, the rich organic colour of Madeira Citrine is a great complement to all fashions.

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