November is a wonderful month. It is cold enough to make you appreciate a warm fire, and you can feel the holiday season just around the corner. Of course, we also celebrate Thanksgiving in November – a wonderful holiday reminding us all of what (and who) we have to be thankful for in our lives.
The birthstone for November is Citrine. From Wikipedia:
Citrine is a variety of quartz whose color ranges from a pale yellow to brown due to ferric impurities. Natural citrines are rare; most commercial citrines are heat-treated amethysts or smoky quartzes. However, a heat-treated amethyst will have small lines in the crystal, as opposed to a natural citrine’s cloudy or smokey appearance. It is nearly impossible to tell cut citrine from yellow topaz visually, but they differ in hardness. Brazil is the leading producer of citrine, with much of its production coming from the state of Rio Grande do Sul. The name is derived from Latin citrina which means “yellow” and is also the origin of the word “citron.”
November’s birthstone, Citrine, represents wisdom, healing, and calm. It’s said that those born under this stone are reliable, mentally stable, and warm of hear
This stunning pendant is available in sterling silver and crystals Complete with a wonderful presentation box for gift-giving (just like all of our Irish jewelry).
A lot of people of Irish descent wear the Claddagh ring. What is more perfect than a Claddagh ring with your birthstone set as the heart?
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