The Basics Ranging from brownish orange to pale yellow, citrine is a gorgeous yellow-toned variety of quartz representing the month of November. The name is derived from the French word for lemon. Citrine has been used in jewelry for thousands of years.
Citrine should be cleaned with warm, soapy water. Ultrasonic cleaners are usually safe, but should be used with caution. Steam cleaning is not recommended.
Meaning Citrine was once known to bring about the power of the sun and it is thought to comfort, energize, and stir the soul into action.