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If you’re looking for a piece to add a touch of sunshine to even the grayest day, consider one of Apples of Gold’s citrine and diamond rings. These rings pair a gem with more than just a touch of golden hue with the gem that’s known for its relentless, unparalleled sparkle. They’ll brighten any rainy day and add a punch of light to any outfit.

The word “citrine” comes from the French word for lemon, although the color of this gem is usually more gold than a lemon-like yellow. This golden hue comes from trace amounts of iron. Citrine is sometimes mistaken for topaz (and is sometimes even referred to as “gold topaz”), but it has little in common with its yellowish-orange look-alike other than its color. Citrine is usually much more affordable than topaz, allowing lovers of golden-hued stones to purchases pieces they adore without taking a financial hit.
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Citrine is a type of quartz and is found fairly often in nature as compared to many other gemstones. Since this mineral is rather abundant, the citrine that makes its way into jewelry such as citrine and diamond rings usually exhibits very few flaws. Like many other types of quartz, citrine is resistant to scratches, which means that citrine and diamond rings can take a little bit of a beating without looking worse for the wear.

It’s not surprising that Citrine is the birthstone for the month of November, as it brings welcome sunshine to an often gray month. However, it adds an eye-catching touch of light any time of year. Accents of diamonds on citrine rings contribute extra sparkle and reflect the golden essence of citrine, magnifying its power. Even when set in white gold this combination looks warm; when it’s set in yellow gold, the look is almost glowing.

Citrine’s intense color gives makes even small stones stand out and larger stones command attention. No matter which pieces in Apples of Gold’s collection of citrine and diamond rings you prefer, your favorites are sure to draw eyes. Large citrines accented by tiny diamonds let this stone stand out in its full glory, while three-stone rings that feature citrine and diamonds add a modern burst of color to a classic style.

Citrine and diamond rings provide both rays of sunshine and exquisite sparkle. In styles ranging from understated to daring, their bold color brings light to any gray day.

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