Those who were born in the month of November are lucky to have two beautiful gems of the month, one that has a wide range of colors like the rainbow and another that captivates with its warm shades of yellow and orange, we are talking about topaz and citrine. Both gems are known for having energy that calms and attracts the luck of the wearer, let's learn more about the fascinating birthstones of November.
Topaz is found in a delicious variety of colors, from a clear and transparent gem, through delicate blues, tender pinks, to deep purples and browns. Some believe that its name comes from the Sanskrit "tapas" which means fire, and since ancient times it has been associated with various benefits, among them, the ancient Greeks believed that it gave strength, and in the Middle Ages it was believed that it dissipated anger. For its part, in India, it was believed that wearing it over the heart ensured long life, beauty and intelligence.
For its part, citrine, which is a variety of quartz, can be found from a transparent yellow to a brownish orange. Curiously, throughout history it has been confused with the other gem of November, the topaz, and that is why very similar characteristics are attributed to them. Citrine is believed to calm the wearer. It is believed that its name comes from the French word "citron" which means lemon, due to its yellow color.