Citrine has a wide color range from pale and lemon yellow to reddish brown and a hardness of 7 on the Mohs scale which makes it durable, scratch resistant and one of the most desired yellow stones for handmade jewelry .
Citrine is often confused with Yellow Topaz, only, Yellow Topaz is more valuable than Citrine so be careful when purchasing Yellow Topaz jewelry because some will sell Citrine as Topaz.
In the spiritual realm Citrine is one of the stones that never needs cleansing. It carries the cleansing and regenerating energy of the Sun. It is warm, playful, energizing, healing, powerful, creative and protective. It’s often used to assist in manifesting financial abundance and opportunities.