November Birthstones – Topaz and Citrine
November has two birthstones – Topaz and Citrine.
Topaz Meaning and Symbolism
Topaz signifies passion, intensity, and determination. It is also associated with strength and tenacity. Its been said that topaz was used in jewelry (especially crowns) worn by royalty and leaders. They believed that it promoted wisdom and enhanced reasoning and clear thought.
This stone is also thought to bring prosperity and abundance, so it’s often used when people want to bring the law of attraction into their lives and manifest their dreams.
And if that isn’t enough, it’s also known to have a relaxing effect and help with stress. As noted above, wearing topaz will help you stay calm and think clearly.
No wonder it’s such a popular stone!
Citrine Meaning and Symbolism
Citrine signifies prosperity, loyalty, healing, and creativity. It is known as the ‘healing’ stone. So, its color is a softer tone of yellow compared to the fiery, bold color of topaz.
Its name comes from the french word, citron, which means lemon and is generally a light golden gemstone.
This stone is also known for its manifestation capabilities and is sometimes referred to as the ‘Success Stone’. Give citrine when you want to wish your loved one much success and good fortune.
November Flower – Chrysanthemum
The chrysanthemum is November’s flower and symbolizes cheerfulness and love. This flower comes in colors ranging from various shades of pink, red, orange, yellow, and also white. The colors also have various meanings – red flowers express true love, while yellow signifies heartbreak, and white means virtue and honesty.
The chrysanthemum is one of the most popular flowers and is often given on Mother’s Day. It symbolizes the qualities of optimism and joy. It is also the flower of choice to give on a 13th wedding anniversary.