Quartz Crystal point 9.3cm tall with superb clarity, from Madagascar
This tall Quartz Crystal Point 9.3cm tall is an elegant shape and the quartz has excellent clarity. polished and vibrant, and bright. This crystal is from the Antsirabe region of Madagascar. This part of Madagascar is famous for producing crystals of superb quality. It is tall, and very tactile, a crystal tip that 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 used to increase energy. It is a crystal that can encourage emotional clarity, bringing enlightenment, peace and calm. When meditating Quartz crystals can assist concentration and help unlock hidden memories.
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