Handmade Citrine brass pendant strung on an 18" tarnish-free 14K gold-filled chain.
Inspired by Aten/Aton, the Sun God in traditional ancient Egyptian religion. Aten was the original sun god that the more popular sun god Ra was derived from. Aten was more of an aspect of Ra and is depicted as a solar disk terminating in human hands. Aten creates the son in the mother's womb, the seed in men, and has generated all life.
ORIGINS: Russia and Madagascar
PROPERTIES: Citrine crystal can give that extra boost of optimism and a kick in the butt that gets the wheels moving. As no doubt we’ve all experienced, the first steps of the journey are often the hardest. Meditating with citrine will help with this step and ensure you keep your eyes on the prize. Citrine provides clarity and purpose and can thrust us from a lethargic and lazy routine into much healthier habits and states of mind. While the stone’s energizing energy is potent, it needs to be channeled through intention. One of citrine’s most prized properties is its ability to build or often simply bring forth confidence. Through meditation, rituals, and clear intentions citrine is able to manifest powerful positive energy within us, often lying dormant waiting for us to tap into it. For these qualities, citrine is an excellent tool for self-care and growth. Citrine stone has been used for overcoming insecurities while putting perceived shortcomings into perspective. Its natural light and abundant energy lifts the spirits in ways few other crystals can.
HISTORY: In ancient times, healers used these stones to purify the body of toxins, improve the circulation of blood and strengthen the immune system. Essentially, you can think of citrine as a natural hot spring in gem form