|it was super hard to capture the sparkle of that gem!!|
I recently acquired a natural gemstone, a 2 carat citrine in fact. I was looking at gemstones online and decided that I wanted to give my sister her birthstone for her upcoming birthday (she will be turning 29 - so it's a biggie birthday!)
Citrine has always been one of my favorite gems. It's golden...like the Arizona sun. I went nuts when I got it in the mail...it is SO BEAUTIFUL. So sparkly...and spectacular. I'm having second thoughts about giving it to her (aren't I a jerk to even have such thoughts...and to admit it!?) I was contemplating having it set for her...but I think it may be more special to have her pick out how she would like to wear it. She is going to flip! I'm so psyched!!
Have you ever owned a loose gemstone? The possibilities with how to set it are ENDLESS. A friend of mine has four children...all with different birthstones. Her husband gifted her with gemstone mothers jewelry... a loose gemstone of each of her children...she had them each set into their own ring. She can layer them all together, or wear them individually...and they are stunning.
*note: I have two sisters...one of them reads my blog...the other does not. Keep this hush hush y'all.