There’s lots of quartz out there for gemstone enthusiasts!
Rose quartz is a pale pink quartz that can range all the way from transparent to translucent often used for beads, carvings, and architectural purposes.
Smoky quartz has a limited market because there is not much demand for brown gemstones. Don’t mistake smoky quartz with smoky topaz. They are different.
Tiger’s eye quartz has a lovely golden yellow color that reveals a small ray of light on the surface that resembles the feline eye of a tiger.
Rock crystal is the transparent, colorless variety of quartz long believed to be a compact form of ice. Many people believe that wearing quartz crystals benefits their health and spiritual well-being.
Rutilated quartz and tourmalinated quartz is transparent rock crystal with golden needles of rutile arrayed in patterns inside it. Each pattern is different and some are breathtakingly beautiful.
Chalcedonies is quartz formed not of one single crystal but a number of finely grained microcrystals.