The Two Birthstones of November: Citrine and Topaz
Happy birthday to all those celebrating in November! This month features two birthstones: citrine and topaz. While they are often confused for one another, topaz is actually found in a wide spectrum of colors (including the lovely blue you see below).
Both November birthstones are known for their calming energies, bringing warmth and fortune to those who wear them.
Blue Topaz November Birthstone Facts and Jewelry
Topaz is one of November’s birthstones. It is a soothing stone that has been said to calm tempers, cure madness and eliminate nightmares. While the gemstone is found in many colors, the most prized color is Imperial topaz, which features a vibrant orange hue with pink undertones. Brazil is the largest producer of quality topaz.
Citrine November Birthstone Facts and Jewelry
Citrine is November’s second birthstone, a variety of quartz that ranges from pale yellow to brownish orange in color. It is named after the citron fruit because of its lemon-inspired shades. Citrine has been referred to as the “healing quartz” for its ability to comfort, soothe and calm. It is believed to release negative feelings, spark imagination, and even attract wealth and prosperity. The largest supplier of citrine is Brazil.