NATURAL QUARTZ ROCK CRYSTAL STONE LOOSE GEM 24X54MM 175CT GEMSTONE MINERAL CR3
 
 
Antiques
    Collectables
      Pottery Porcelain Glass
        Gemstone collection
        Art Deco
          Vintage Jewellery
            Vintage Art
              Quirky collectables
                Posh antiques
                  Golden Fleece
                    Antique books
                      Rare stamps
                        Medals Badges Coins
                          Antiques are Green
                            Bad Ben Black Market
                              SOLD Antiques
                                General:
                                 
                                 
                                Antiques, Collectables:
                                 
                                 
                                Jewellery, Gemstones:
                                 
                                 
                                Stamps:
                                 
                                 
                                Find us on:
                                 
                                 
                                 
                                NATURAL QUARTZ ROCK CRYSTAL STONE LOOSE GEM 24X54MM 175CT GEMSTONE MINERAL CR3
                                NATURAL QUARTZ ROCK CRYSTAL STONE LOOSE GEM 24X54MM 175CT GEMSTONE MINERAL CR3 NATURAL QUARTZ ROCK CRYSTAL STONE LOOSE GEM 24X54MM 175CT GEMSTONE MINERAL CR3 NATURAL QUARTZ ROCK CRYSTAL STONE LOOSE GEM 24X54MM 175CT GEMSTONE MINERAL CR3
                                NATURAL QUARTZ ROCK CRYSTAL STONE LOOSE GEM 24X54MM 175CT GEMSTONE MINERAL CR3
                                 
                                Sale price: £13.00  available 1
                                 
                                 

                                Size: 175 carat and approx 24 x 54 millimetres
                                Colour: Clear to milky

                                For Gemstone collectors, for Mystic and positive energy as an amulet, or for Jewellery designers

                                 
                                Tungsten ring (wedding band) not included and shown for size comparing only


                                CRYSTAL (CLEAR QUARTZ) - also known as rock crystal or quartz crystal. Clear quartz crystals facilitate wisdom, clarity of thought, general healing, memory, meditation, communication, transformation, awakening, cleansing, pureness of heart, intention, higher consciousness, positive thoughts, harmony and love. This stone amplifies prayers, wishes and positive visualizations.

                                Quartz
                                Mohs hardness 7 - lower in impure varieties, Specific gravity 2.65; variable 2.59-2.63 in impure varieties, Refractive index 1.543-1.545 Quartz is the second most abundant mineral in the Earth's continental crust, after feldspar. There are many different varieties of quartz, several of which are semi-precious gemstones. Especially in Europe and the Middle East, varieties of quartz have been since antiquity the most commonly used minerals in the making of jewelry and hardstone carvings. The word quartz is derived from the German word "quarz", which was imported from Middle High German, "twarc". Quartz belongs to the trigonal crystal system. The ideal crystal shape is a six-sided prism terminating with six-sided pyramids at each end. In nature quartz crystals are often twinned, distorted, or so intergrown with adjacent crystals of quartz or other minerals. Quartz is the material identified as the mystical substance maban in Australian Aboriginal mythology. It is found regularly in passage tomb cemeteries in Europe. The Irish word for quartz is grian cloch, which means 'stone of the sun'. Roman naturalist Pliny the Elder believed quartz to be water ice, permanently frozen after great lengths of time. The word "crystal" comes from the Greek word "ice".) He supported this idea by saying that quartz is found near glaciers in the Alps, but not on volcanic mountains, and that large quartz crystals were fashioned into spheres to cool the hands. He also knew of the ability of quartz to split light into a spectrum.

                                 
                                Glossary of Antique terms  A - B - C - D - E - F - G - H - I - J - K - L - M - N - O - P - Q - R - S - T - U - V - W - X - Y - Z
                                 
                                Sitemap | FAQ's | Contact
                                TheAntiqueTrade 100 percent secure