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November 06, 2014 2 min read


CITRINE is the traditional birthstone for the month of November and is associated with hope, cheerfulness, youth, health and fidelity.  It is known as the "healing quartz" encouraging energy and warmth within the wearer.  Citrine jewelry is given as the gemstone gift for both the 13th & 17th year anniversaries.
Citrine is any quartz crystal or cluster that is yellow or orange in color.  Many times citrine starts out as amethyst or smoky quartz and when heat is applied by nearby magnetic bodies to create that unique pale yellow color.  It is one of the most affordable gemstones and is plentiful in nature, commonly found in Brazil, Bolivia and Spain.

Q commonly uses citrine in her jewelry design and metalsmithing.  It has a beautiful glow and shine that resonates well in silver, gold or black jewelry.  Bright and cheery in color, citrine is fun to use in any jewelry application.  Its warmness is easy to wear and makes an impact as it is unique in color.  It is fun to pair with other colors and gemstones.  Here are a few Q EVON jewelry pieces that showcase citrine.
Beautiful citrine handmade jewelry by artist Q EVON in Asheville, NC.

To see more citrine jewelry click here: Q EVON CITRINE JEWELRY

Q's handmade jewelry designs are influenced by her travels, a love for nature and the outdoors.  Q's studio is nestled in the mountains of North Carolina and offer daily inspiration.  Asheville, NC is home to many talented artisans who draw inspiration by the beautiful surroundings that Western North Carolina has to offer.  Whether it be the sunrise or the sunset - inspiration can be found everywhere.


Check out our complete guide to Birthstones by Month--Colors and Meaning.

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