Rutilated Quartz is a transparent type of Quartz that has natural needle-like Rutile inclusions. Rutile means "reddish" in Latin, and typically the Rutile embedded is reddish but can also be golden, silvery, or very rarely, greenish. Rutilated Quartz sits at a 7 on the Mohs Scale.
This pendant has great character as an elegant teardrop shaped Rutilated Quartz. It is beautifully faceted and catches light very well, which emphasizes the golden-brown inclusions. The star of this pendant certainly is the Rutilated Quartz, and casual or formal this piece will definitely light up the room!
Quartz in general is a great energizer and healer, and all stones in the Quartz Family are associated with healing. Rutilated Quartz in particular is said to amplify your thoughts to help you identify feelings, as well as for use during meditation for assistance in setting and maintaining intention.
You are purchasing the exact piece in the photographs. It measures 4 cm tall and 2.5 cm wide.