November Birthstones: Topaz & Citrine, Scorpio: October 23 to November 21

Scorpio: Topaz October 23 – November 21

Topaz:
Promotes truth & forgiveness. Excellent for meditation.

Individuals born in November. Can choose between two sunny gemstones to brighten up this chilly month. November’s birthstones. Topaz and Citrine, are both known for their calming energies. Bringing warmth and fortune to those who wear them.

Imperial Topaz and Citrine look so similar. in fact, that they’ve often been mistaken for one another throughout history. They are actually unrelated minerals. Topaz occurs in a wide spectrum of colours far beyond the yellow of Citrine.

Both of November’s birthstones are abundant and priced. Even in large sizes, which means everyone can find a way to fit topaz and citrine into their budget.

Citrine:
A stone of plenty. Raises self-esteem. Warming energising & creative.
Comforting, Uplifting and Stimulating.

November’s second birthstone. Citrine, is a variety of quartz that ranges from pale yellow to brownish orange in colour. It takes its name from the citron fruit because of these lemon-inspired shades.

The pale yellow colour of citrine resembles topaz. Which explains why November’s two birthstones have been so confused throughout history.
Citrine’s yellow hues caused by traces of iron in quartz crystals. This occurs rarely in nature. Usually, the more common, less expensive purple amethyst and smoky quartz, to produce golden gems.

With a hardness of 7 on the Mohs scale. citrine is durable against scratches and everyday wear-and-tear. Making it a lovely option for large, wearable jewellery.

Citrine is sometimes known as the “healing quartz” for its ability to comfort, soothe and calm. It can release negative feelings, spark imagination and manifest fresh beginnings. It’s even called the “merchant’s stone” for its tendency to attract wealth and prosperity.

Chakra: Solar Plexus.

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