Quartz Crystal Point 8.2cm high, from Madagascar
This beautiful, quartz crystal point is 8.2cm high is especially bright, and clear. This crystal is from the Antsirabe region of Madagascar. This part of Madagascar produces some the best and most vibrant crystals to be found anywhere. The tactile nature of this polished crystal point and would suit either healers or collectors.
Quartz is a hard mineral and there are many different varieties. The actual word quartz originates from the German word ‘quarz’. There are many colourful varieties of quartz, for example Rose Quartz, Amethyst or Citrine. However quartz in its purest state is colourless, and known as Clear Quartz or Rock Crystal. It has been used for jewellery and carvings for thousands of years. It was thought at one time that because the Quartz was so transparent and clear it must be derived from ice. Ice that had frozen so hard that it could never melt. It was discovered in the 1880’s that quartz has what are known as, ‘piezoelectric properties’. Quartz crystals still play an important role in our everyday life. We find quartz in everything from watches to electronics.
Metaphysically, Quartz is one of the most powerful healing crystals. Clear Quartz Crystals can be used to stimulate the immune system and to increase energy. It is a crystal that can encourage emotional clarity, bringing enlightenment, peace and calm. An important crystal for meditating, Quartz crystals can assist concentration and help unlock hidden memories.
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