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Smoky Quartz Sphere B - XSM1 - 1'' to 1 1/2''

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Sold by:
Single piece
Size:
1'' to 1 1/2''
Weight:
40g to 90g
Origin:
Brazil
Stone:
Clear Quartz
Sku:
SPSQBxs1

Smoky Quartz Sphere

"B" Quality means gemstone of lighter colour and imperfection in the polishing like flat spots that are beautifully crafted to be one of a kind. 

Handmade gemstone spheres make these one of a kind pieces of wearable, decorative or architectural art truly unique. The sphere as a shape is an ancient and universal symbol that represents unity, completeness, infinity - the whole universe.

         Category:
Carbonate, Calcite


         Chemical Formula: (SiO2) Silicon Dioxide

         Colour: Colourless

         Class: Silicate, Quartz Group

         Group: Hexagonal, rhombohedral terminations

         Formations: On geode base clusters. Also occurs as tall prismatic crystals, short stubby crystals, aggregates, and as rounded river worn stones
        
         Lustre: vitreous, translucent to transparent

         Cleavage: none

         Varieties: Amethyst, Chalcedony, Citrine, Milky Quartz, Quartz, Smokey Quartz, Coesite, Cristobalite, Keatite, Lechatelierite, Moganite, Stishovite

Brief Description: Ordinary yet extraordinary, colorful and clear, Quartz crystals are the most common and abundant in the world, comprising the largest and most diverse family in the mineral kingdom. "From ancient times to the present day, quartz crystals have been a source of Light to mankind. Highly valued by spiritual leaders and healers as well as scientists, the unique attributes of quartz have played a key role in mankind' evolutionary development."

Mythology: Almost every ancient culture has revered and valued Quartz. The ancient Greeks believed Quartz was actually water from the heavens that was frozen into eternal ice by the gods. The word ‘crystal’ derives from the Greek word "krystallos" meaning ‘ice’. In Australian Aboriginal mythology, Quartz is the most common substance identified with their mystical substance called maban. Maban is said to be the material from which wise men obtain their magical powers. The Aborigines used the crystals to invoke rain, as did some Native American tribes. A ‘cure all’ therapy practised by the ancient Celts was to place nine small Quartz crystals in water, bring to the boil and allow to cool. The enhanced water was to be drunk over nine consecutive days.

Usage: Quartz crystal is valued for its piezoelectric and pyroelectric properties, by which it can transform mechanical pressure or heat into electromagnetic energy, and vice versa. Its ability to focus, amplify, store and transfor

Sold by:
Single piece
Size:
1'' to 1 1/2''
Weight:
40g to 90g
Origin:
Brazil
Stone:
Clear Quartz

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