I remember the first time I ever stole something. I was in the 2nd grade. Damn show and tell. A kid brought a citrine gemstone to school. I don’t think I paid much attention to the kid or all of his babbling, you know the “telling” part of show and tell. All I remember is being hypnotized by the pretty sparkly shiny cluster of temptation. I was going to have it. My precious. I can’t remember how I even stole it. I can’t remember if I waited until all the kids were gone or if I did it in the midst of a crowd. Something tells me I was brazen enough – even back then to commit the crime in broad fluorescent school light…
Citrine Gemstone meaning
Citrine is a yellow-to-golden member of the quartz mineral group. A deep golden variety from Madiera Spain can resemble the costly imperial topaz gem stone, which is one reason that citrine is a popular birthstone alternative to those born in November.
Citrine has been called the “stone of the mind”. Ancient cultures believed that placing a citrine on the forehead of an elder would increase his psychic power.
Money energies of citrine
Citrine is known as the lucky “Merchants Stone”. If you are in any type of sales, just put a citrine in the cash drawer and watch what happens. Also used by healers to:
Healing properties of citrine
Citrine is sometimes used by healers to help with digestion as it is considered beneficial to the endocrine and digestive system – cleansing, purifying and eliminating poisons that have built up. Citrine is an excellent stone to calm and soothe distressed conditions. Some use it to help relieve depression, digestive problems (including constipation and diabetes). It will give joy and love to the owner.
Sources of citrine
Sources of citrine include Brazil, Bolivia, several African countries and parts of the Soviet Union.
My conscience did get the best of me and the next day I returned the Citrine to the stupid ass kid who brought it to show and tell.