Citrine is fast becoming the new chic trend for engagement rings as Blue, red and green have gone a little too mainstream and are dominantly marketed. Citrine engagement rings are the perfect rings with a difference and also hold beautiful symbolic meaning, making it just the stone for sweeping her off her feet with the ultimate question of ‘will you marry me?’
Citrine jewelry quartz gemstone and as the name reflects, it is yellow. Even though sapphires, topaz and other gemstones have the yellow option available but often they are not considered as precious as the other colors in those stones. Citrine, on the other hand, offers a pure yellow hue and not just speckles of orange and red. It offers a variety of shades ranging from light yellow to having deep orange with red brown hints. Even though the engagement jewelry market is dominated by Emeralds, Rubies and Blue stones (Sapphire, topaz), Citrine is being embraced by many for its beautiful, gleaming yellow tones and association with November, being its birthstone.
Alluring and affordable Gem in Yellow
Citrine is not purely yellow but has a better and clearer shade of yellow with brown and red tinges and is usually famous for being the alternative to imperial topaz. However, the sheen in citrine gem is more alluring than that of the topaz and it is fast becoming the preferred choice since it is quite low maintenance and doesn’t need extensive caring cost over the years.
Citrine gemstone rings are easily available and don’t easily chip or break as the stone is quite hard. Transparency in addition to durability of the stone is also what makes it a practical choice.
Citrine and diamond ring: the spectacular combination
White gold citrine ring with diamonds set on the side of the ring is quite a famous design as the beauty of citrine is reflect best on white, shiny metal. Yellow gold doesn’t look as good as white gold and platinum because of the similar hue that undermines the stone’s gleam and beauty.
Cushion cut citrine ring with diamonds on the side (three stone) in white gold is a traditional choice as it brings out the stone in center. Eternity bands with diamonds and citrine, inscribed, Celtic, claddagh citrine gold ring with the stone on the crown also look splendid with their contemporary designs and cultural symbolism.
Old is gold
Nothing’s better than a vintage ring that honors the ancestry and love of forefathers. Often antique citrine ring is passed on into families so the couple can get it restored for the engagement or wedding and get diamonds added. When buying from antique jewelry dealers, always check the carat, value of the ring and get it checked from an expert to get the present condition.
Such rings are exclusively for those who are born in November. In fact, the gemstone is associated with prosperity, making it ideal for those starting a new life or a business.
It is effortlessly classy, sophisticated and dazzling and when worn with diamond engagement rings, the stones bring out the beauty of the rings.