garnets are a category of silicate minerals that have been used since the Bronze Age as gemstones and abrasives. all species of garnets possess similar physical properties and crystal forms, but differ in chemical composition.
Citrine is a clear quartz, pale yellow and brownish orange, which is rare in nature. In the past, the color of its sobriety was confused with topaz. Citrine is the best-selling yellow to orange gemstone due to its attractive color, plus durability and affordability. Citrine can be an attractive option not only for topaz, but also for sapphire.
amethyst is a violet variety of quartz. the name comes from a greek word, a refered to the belief that the stone protected its owner from drunkenness. the ancient greeks wore amethyst and carved drinking vessels from it in the belief that it would prevent intoxication.