Citrine Quartz

Citrine is a pale or golden yellow to honey or brown colored variety of quartz that may contain sparkle or rainbow inclusions. Its name derives from the Latin word “citrina,” meaning “yellow.” It is rare in nature and the second most desirable quartz gemstone after amethyst. Most of the citrine that you see on the […]

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Amethyst

  A semiprecious stone that is actually a violet form of quartz, amethyst is very often seen worn as jewelry.  Ancient Greeks and Romans wore it and crafted drinking vessels out of it believing that it would protect them from drunkenness.  In fact its very name translates to “not intoxicated” in ancient Greek.  It has […]

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