Today we are going to talk about a yellow gemstone called citrine. Citrine is a member of the quartz family. It is similar in color to Topaz, but actually has very little in common with the higher quality gemstone.

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Citrine derived its name from the yellow color of the lemon, a citron fruit. The first recorded use of citrine as a color in English was in 1386. It was borrowed from a medieval and classical Latin word with the same meaning.

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Folklore has it that Citrine contains the healing properties to help the heart, kidney, digestive tract, and liver.

Citrine promotes creativity, helps personal clarity and eliminates self-destructive tendencies.

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Wear a piece of jewelry set with Citrine and enjoy!

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References: http://www.gemstone.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=104:sapphire&catid=1:gem-by-gem&Itemid=14
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Citrine_(colour)
http://www.bernardine.com/gemstones/citrine.htm

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