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Birth-mineral Earrings of the Month: Golden Citrine

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may be a bit parital since my birthday is in November but Citrine has always been one of my favorite minerals. The golden color always catches my eye and I just want to touch it!  Citrine is a mineral that is known for its cleansing and balancing properties. Wear this crystal when you are seeking personal balance, confidence and clarity.

November Birthstone: Topaz  November Birth-mineral: Citrine

Thread the post through the bead and use the pliers to bend a small hook into the base of the post that will hold the bead on it.  Now thread one of the earring hooks onto the post and to finish the earring, bend the post in half and tuck it into the bead.

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Let me know if you give these a try and I’d love to see pictures!

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29 Responses to Birth-mineral Earrings of the Month: Golden Citrine

  1. Emily @ Adventures of a Dog Mom November 7, 2012 at 11:05 am #

    Very cool, I could make myself some birthday earrings to keep celebrating my birthday month!

  2. mothernaturessnuggery November 7, 2012 at 11:10 am #

    Absolutely gorgeous! I have the pliers and the stone, just need the wire now :) My Birthday is in November too, so I guess I might be a tad bias as-well!! ;)

    • Katie Glenn November 7, 2012 at 6:44 pm #

      Hooray for November birthdays! ;) Send pics if you make them, I’d like to see!

  3. susielindau November 7, 2012 at 12:53 pm #

    Beautiful and so easy! Thanks for sharing!

  4. narf77 November 7, 2012 at 2:13 pm #

    You are so lucky to have citrine as your birthstone! Mine is peridot…can’t stand it :(. Cheers for the heads up on the earrings…I would need 7 of them and Steve would need 9! ;)

    • Katie Glenn November 8, 2012 at 9:41 pm #

      Haha, that’s awesome…7! 9! wowsers! :)

      I’ve always thought peridot was pretty but I like pretty much anything that’s green. Your birth-mineral or crystal is sardonyx, maybe you’ll like that a bit more, the black version with blue swirls through it is really pretty.

      • narf77 November 9, 2012 at 2:47 am #

        it would go with my eyes better than the green ;)

  5. LifeOfBun November 7, 2012 at 5:05 pm #

    those look so fragile and pretty!

    • Katie Glenn November 8, 2012 at 9:42 pm #

      Thanks! I really wanted to showcase the lovely color of the stone. :)

  6. Allotment adventures with Jean November 7, 2012 at 5:40 pm #

    Lovely earrings Katy. And thank you for sharing the information on how they are made.

    • Katie Glenn November 8, 2012 at 9:43 pm #

      Thanks for the compliment, Jean! (And no worries on the name spelling, no offense taken :) )

  7. Allotment adventures with Jean November 7, 2012 at 5:41 pm #

    Katie. I’m sorry I spelt your name incorrectly. Hope this makes up.

  8. Heidi @ lightlycrunchy November 7, 2012 at 7:33 pm #

    These are beautiful!

  9. Alli November 8, 2012 at 12:12 am #

    Thanks for sharing your technique!

    • Katie Glenn November 8, 2012 at 9:44 pm #

      Of course, I’m happy to share! Figured it was just so darn easy that anyone could make them and making your own jewelry is pretty fun!

  10. williamlorenz813 November 8, 2012 at 4:27 am #

    easy and cool technique.. thanks for sharing.. :)

    • Katie Glenn November 8, 2012 at 9:45 pm #

      Awesome! I imagine she’ll like them very much, nothing is better than handmade jewelry.

  11. williamlorenz813 November 8, 2012 at 4:28 am #

    I will made one for my girl friend.. <3 <3

  12. Bernice November 8, 2012 at 8:59 pm #

    What beautiful earrings… and you made them! Thanks for sharing.

  13. Mridula November 10, 2012 at 12:54 pm #

    Thanks Katie, I am a November born too :-) U are good at making them, they look beautiful :-)

    • Katie Glenn November 12, 2012 at 9:34 am #

      Another November birthday, awesome! And I’m glad you like the earrings. :)

  14. fashionforlunch November 11, 2012 at 5:18 am #

    These look great and balancing!

    • Katie Glenn November 12, 2012 at 9:34 am #

      Thanks! I like the “and balancing” part. :D

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