World’s Largest Faceted Citrine

World’s Largest Faceted Citrine, ‘The Malaga,’ Weighs 20,200 Carats (That’s 8.8 Pounds!) Citrine is one of the official birthstones of November, and the sunny yellow stone you’re looking at is the world’s largest faceted citrine — an oval-cut marvel at 20,200 carats (that’s 8.8 pounds!). Named for its host city, the “Malaga” was added in […]

The Beauty of November’s Birthstone: Citrine

November’s second birthstone, citrine, is the variety of quartz that ranges from pale yellow to brownish orange in color. It takes its name from the citron fruit because of these lemon-inspired shades. The pale yellow color of citrine closely resembles topaz, which explains why November’s two birthstones have been so easily confused throughout history. Citrine’s […]