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14K Strawberry Gold® Cinnamon Citrine® 10 3/4 cts., Vanilla Topaz™ 1 cts., Raspberry Rhodolite® 1  3/8 cts. Earrings | YQQO 14
  • 14K Strawberry Gold® Cinnamon Citrine® 10 3/4 cts., Vanilla Topaz™ 1 cts., Raspberry Rhodolite® 1 3/8 cts. Earrings

    Style #: YQQO 14
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CINNAMON CITRINE®

The name citrine comes from the French word "Citron" meaning lemon, its color ranging from a juicy lemon yellow to orange brownish orange. Le Vian® Cinnamon Citrine® comes from the Rio Grande Del Sul region in Brazil, each gem selected for its spicy orange brown flavor. This popular neutral gem is the most affordable of the earth-toned gemstones and pairs perfectly with Le Vian® Honey GoldTM.

In ancient times, citrine was worn to deter from snakebites and the even more powerful venom of evil words and thoughts. This gem garnered a big following in the 40s in retro jewelry, with its sun kissed color and large stones brilliantly set against the bold gold of the era. Joan Crawford was often seen wearing an emerald-cut citrine ring that was more than 100 carats!

"Cinnamon Citrine® is among the original Le Vianese flavors, popularized through big stone, high profile designs that today remain a staple in many collectors' wardrobes. This spicy sun-kissed gem stands out within Honey GoldTM with accents of Chocolate Diamonds® and Vanilla Diamonds®"

RASPBERRY RHODOLITE®

The history of garnets can be traced back to 3100 B.C., the original red garnet gem adorning the necklaces of Egypt's pharaohs and the signet rings of ancient Rome. Garnets were named by the ancient Greeks for its color which resembled pomegranate seed - granaturn. In legend, the garnet was believed to light up the night, thus protecting the wearer from nightmares. Garnets are all natural, brilliant and durable making them a favorite for jewelry and favored in rings.

Le Vian® chose the most pleasing flavor, the garnet gem known as rhodolite for its Raspberry Rhodolite®. The gems are from the Meralani region, not far from Arusha, Tanzania. The Fiery RedsTM gem with a deep burgundy hue is a stunning starring gem in designs flavored with Strawberry Gold® accented with Chocolate Diamonds®

"Le Vian®s quest to re-invent the January birthstone was realized with the raspberry flavors of the rarer rhodolite species of garnet and highlighting their refraction with checkerboard cuts."