Assorted Small Gem Hearts

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These carved and polished gemstone hearts come in a variety of different gemstones. These hearts can be carried around in your pocket or placed around the home to remind you of the love that is ever present around us.

Amethyst is a purple variety of quartz and owes its violet color to irradiation, iron impurities, and the presence of trace elements, which result in complex crystal lattice substitutions. The hardness of amethyst is the same as quartz, 7. The ancient Greeks wore amethyst and carved drinking vessels from it in the belief that it would prevent intoxication.  Amethyst is the power stone of the Crown Chakra and is thought to transform negative energy into positive energy, open intuition, clear and liberate; help with grief and sadness and bring inner peace; awaken and stimulate awareness. 

Clear quartz is the most iconic of the quartz family. One of the most abundant minerals in the world, clear quartz can develop in a wide range of environments and can be found on every continent. For this reason, quartz is tied into the lore of many ancient cultures from around the world. The term “quartz” comes from the Greek word for “ice.”  Clear quartz is rated at a 7 on the Mohs hardness scale.  Clear quartz is thought to promote understanding and clarity and is associated with inner strength.




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