Citrine quartz is a transparent and yellow variety of quartz, ranging from pale yellow to golden, honey or almost brown. The name comes from the French word “citron” which means lemon, hence its lighter varieties are known as lemon quartz. It has been used in jewellery in Greece since at least 300 BC and is sometimes confused with the Imperial Topaz (the other stone of November, which we will talk about soon).

It is a stone that represents manifestation, imagination and personal will. With the power emanating from the sun, it transmits warmth, comfort and energy to life. It stimulates the chakras like spring sunlight, clears the mind and summons the soul to action. Their contact stimulates creativity and imagination, accelerating the process of turning dreams and desires into shapes and objects. Its pure yellow energy encourages the fullness of life, new beginnings and new activities.

Pink or Red Tourmaline

Known by Rubelite, due to the similarity of its color to that of ruby, it is a stone much appreciated both in jewelry and as a gemstone.

In terms of symbolism, rubellite is known to be the blessing of love in the material sphere, generating joy and enthusiasm for life. It invigorates the heart, attracts wisdom, strengthens willpower, activates creativity and fertility, protects the body from radiation exposure, attracts love and friendship.

Tourmaline is one of October's birthstones

From the word Turmali, the name given to the gems that came from Ceylon (now Sri Lanka), it was called “toramalli”, which means colored stone. 
No other stone is as sophisticated as Tourmaline, like garnet, is a group of gemstones comprising several species and not a single one with several varieties, such as quartz. 
Vitreous, ​​transparent to opaque, there are more than 100 colors: deep green, red, blue, yellow, brown, black, and colorless. Besides its wide variety of colors, one of the most striking features of these gems is the fact that two or more colors you can see in the same crystal.

Tourmaline crystals may have different colors at both ends and a third color at the center. Or they may have a color on the outside and others internally distributed concentrically. It is the case of the popularly known as watermelon tourmaline, which is externally green and red or pink in the center.

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