Citrine in the Gemstone LibraryCitrine

Create Citrine gemstone jewelry

Name Origin: Replacing the simple name of yellow quartz, the name "citrine" has a few potential sources, all related to citrus fruits. The most likely root of this word is from the old French word “citron,” meaning "yellow," or the Latin word “citrus,” in reference to citrus fruit.

Historical significance/folklore: In ancient times, citrine was carried as a protection against snake venom and evil thoughts. Citrine is known as a "success" stone because it is told in folklore to promote success and abundance, especially in business and commerce.

Gemstone properties: Citrine is an amazing crystal because it doesn't hold negative energy. Rather, it transmutes it to positive. Thus, it never needs cleaned or cleared. It can also be used in healing or meditation to change negative energy into positive. Citrine has been called “The Merchant Stone” because it is a powerful stone to attract prosperity and success. It assists in bringing prosperity to your existence and maintaining it. You can place citrine in your safe, cash register or moneybag to increase business. Citrine stimulates the mental focus and commitment to the task at hand. Citrine is believed to enhance the intuition and the connection with the higher self. It raises one's mood and encourages happiness and laughter. Citrine can be used to clear the aura. It can stabilize the emotions and bring comfort. It promotes inner calm, allowing a flow of natural wisdom and creativity and manifesting your desires.

Healing properties: Removing fears, nightmares, balancing hormones for male/female, digestion, blood circulation and concentration.