Quartz is a mineral composed of the elements silicon and oxygen (SiO2). Additionally, there may be traces of other substances that give quartz its various colors.
There is a lot of quartz in the Earth’s crust, and it can be used for many different things. In watches with electronic movements, a quartz crystal is used. It oscillates at a specific frequency, making quartz clocks more accurate than traditional mechanical ones. Quartz can also be used to make glass, ceramics, cement, and steel.
In the box, you will find the following quartz variants:
Rock crystal, amethyst, agate, aventurine, and rose quartz are also available in polished form in our gemstone collection. Purchase both and compare how the polishing affects the appearance of the stones!