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.
Citrine is the yellow to brownish-red variety of the mineral quartz. Citrine is widely used as a gemstone, and after amethyst, citrine quartz is the most popular quartz gem. Citrine has the same Mohs rating as quatrz, 7. Citrine quartz is thought to aid in self-expression and give courage to face life’s challenges.
These lovely tumbled pendants are offered in Amethyst, Citrine, and Rose Quartz.
*chain sold separately
Stone: Rose QuartzSize: 1.5"Quartz is the second most abundant mineral in Earth's continental crust, behind feldspar. There are many different varieties of quartz, several of which are semi-precious gemstones. Since antiquity,...
Stone: Rose QuartzSize: Quartz is the second most abundant mineral in Earth's continental crust, behind feldspar. There are many different varieties of quartz, several of which are semi-precious gemstones. Since antiquity,...
Stone: SeleniteSize: Width 0.5", Length 7" Selenite, satin spar, desert rose, and gypsum flower are four varieties of the mineral gypsum; all four varieties show obvious crystalline structure. The four...