Citrine, named after the French for Lemon, is the yellow variety of varied gemstone species called Quartz.
Quartz is one of the most popular gemstones in jewellery from past to present times, combining the attractive with the durable as it has a hardness of 7 out of 10 on the Mohs scale of hardness – making it perfect for everyday wear!
Citrine can occur in a variety of shades of yellow, some embodying a pure sunny yellow whereas other gemstones may be an intense and rich sherry colour. This distinctive colour is produced from traces of the element Iron being present within the stone.
This fresh yet warm tonal gemstone is perfect for those who are looking for a stone that is not only attractive but also versatile and practical.