Citrine beads, body jewelry, silver chain and pendants of Maori styles from Dream Factory Beads

Citrine Beads

Citrine is also called citrine quartz and is a variety of quartz. It ranges in color from a pale yellow to brown. Citrine has ferric iron impurities, and is rarely found naturally. Citrine beads and gemstones are used for beads and body jewelry and are offered in variety of sizes and shapes including faceted and laser cut nuggets. In stone body jewelry citrine spirals, plugs, pinchers and tunnels are very popular and are offered at wholesale prices.

Citrine sterling silver pendants, findings and clasps are handmade in Bali as are the body jewelry.

Mystical Properties: Most commonly referred to as a gemstone that brings happiness, hope and cheer to its wearer. Hence the name, "Cuddle Quartz"-- as wearing citrine jewelry is said to make the wearer feel "cuddled". Thought to help with all forms of emotional distress: low self-esteem, suicidal tendencies, lack of energy and destructive tendencies. Some believe placing citrine crystals in a safe or locked place will cause income to increase, hence the name "Merchant's Stone". To Eastern Astrology this yellow stone is a secondary gemstone of the most beneficent planet in Astrology, Jupiter, ruling Sagittarius and co-ruling Pisces.

Jewelers consider it a gemstone of November, however, because of its yellow color, it is sometimes associated with the Sun (Leo).

Citrine is an important gemstone for the 3rd Chakra (about the navel), called Manipura which governs energy and vitality. Natural healers use citrine to bring about happiness and abundance (i.e., open a closed 3rd Chakra). Thought to chase away nightmares and ensure a good nights sleep. Healing Properties: Said to rid the body of toxins, it is often used to improve skin, aid digestion and improve the disposition.

Scientific Properties: Composed of Silicon Dioxide (Quartz). A clear yellow variety of crystalline quartz. While quartz is a very common mineral in nature, naturally occurring Citrine is relatively rare. The finest natural Citrine comes from Brazil. Hardness: 7.0 on the Moh's Hardness Scale

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