Commonly Asked Questions: Citrine

By Emily on Wednesday, November 8th, 2017 in Commonly Asked Questions, Informational. No Comments

Where in the world do citrines come from? Most of the world’s citrines come from Brazil. How are citrines formed? Citrine is a variety of the mineral quartz, which is formed when rich silicon deposits combine with oxygen in underground cavities and fractures. Where does a citrine’s color come from? The presence of iron in a natural citrine… Read More


11 Facts about Topaz

By Emily on Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016 in Gemstone, Informational, Uncategorized. No Comments

Topaz can be found in all colors of the rainbow. The most valuable color is red and is often referred to as imperial topaz. Less than 1% of all gem quality topazes exhibit this color. Topaz is one of the two designated birthstones for November. The amber colored version of topaz is the one most… Read More