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 Rutilated Quartz pendant has a subtle look that could be worn casually with many different outfits. The golden colored inclusions catch the light at every angle creating a beautiful depth within this large Rutilated Quartz crystal. The sterling silver that it is encased in adds a stable elegance to this versatile, one-of-a-kind pendant.
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.