November Birthstone: Citrine jewels for the Winter Woman
November girls have the brightest and warmest stone to brighten up this chilly month.
Citrine jewelry not only adds incredible warmth to your wardrobe, they make spectacular meaningful gifts, too!
If you know someone born in November, or perhaps you have a friend who could use a pick-me-up gift, citrine will surely bring a whole new brightness to their life. They won't only have it as an accessory, it's also their good luck charm. Who can beat that kind of gift?
Throughout history, people believed that citrine carried the ability to calm tempers, soothe anger and manifest desires, especially prosperity. To leverage these powers, Egyptians used citrine gems as talismans, the ancient Greeks carved iconic images into them, and Roman priests fashioned them into rings.
Citrine quartz has been adored since ancient times. The name citrine was used to refer to yellow gems as early as 1385, when the word was first recorded in English.
Citrine Is a powerful cleanser and regenerator. Carrying the power of the sun, this is an exceedingly beneficial stone. It is warming, energizing, and highly creative.
This is one of the crystals that never needs cleansing. It absorbs, transmutes, dissipates, and the grounds negative energy and is therefore extremely protective for the environment.
Citrine energizes every level of life. It has the ability to cleanse the chakras, especially the solar plexus and naval chakras. It activates the crown chakra and opens the intuition. Citrine cleanses and balances the subtle bodies, aligning them with the physicals.
Citrine is one of the stones of abundance. This dynamic stone teaches how to manifest and attract wealth and prosperity, success, and all good things.
Citrine is a happy, generous stone and encourages sharing what you have any it helps you hold onto your wealth. It has the power to impart joy to all who behold it. Gloom and negativity have no place around citrine. It is a useful stone for smoothing group or family discord.
Psychologically, citrine raises self-esteem and self-confidence and removes destructive tendencies. It enhances individuality, improves motivation, activates creativity, and encourages self-expression. It makes you less sensitive, especially to criticism, and encourages acting on constructive criticism. It helps you develop a positive attitude and to look forward optimistically, going with the flow instead of hanging onto the past. This stone promotes enjoyment of new experiences and encourages exploring every possible avenue until you find the best solution.
Mentally, Citrine enhances concentration and revitalizes the mind. It is excellent for overcoming depression, fears, and phobias. Citrine promotes inner-calm so that wisdom can emerge. It helps in digesting information, analyzing situations and steering them in a positive direction. This stone awakens the higher mind. Wearing a citrine pendant overcomes the difficulty in verbalizing thoughts and feelings.
Emotionally, citrine promotes joy in life. It releases negative traits, fears, and feelings at the deepest of levels. It overcomes fear of responsibility and stops anger. This stone helps you move into the flow of feelings and become emotionally balanced.
Physically, Citrine imparts energy and invigoration to the physical body. It is useful for people who are particularly sensitive to environmental and other outside influences.
Position; wear on the fingers or throat. Wearing citrine brings the golden ray of Spirit into the physical realm. Position as appropriate for healing.
Source: The Crystal Bible, American Gem Society