Today, Quartz is not only used for gemstone purposes, but also as a raw chemical
ingredient in the manufacturing of abrasives, cements, concrete, porcelain, glass,
and many other industrial materials.
Because of its piezoelectric and pyroelectric properties, Quartz is commonly used
in the production of watches, clocks, computers, and radios.
Drusy Quartz is believed to energize and stabilize both your body and aura well
Quartz is one of the most abundant single minerals on earth - it makes up close
to 12% of the earth's crust, and occurs in a wide variety of igneous, metamorphic
and sedimentary rocks. By far the most commonly found Drusy is Quartz, though top
quality Drusy's are relatively rare, especially in non-Quartz species.
Drusy is found within the interior of Quartz geodes.
Drusy Quartz is rated at 7 on the Moh's Scale of Hardness and is best suited for
pendants, brooches, and earrings rather then rings and bracelets because of the
concern of the Drusy being detached.
gemstones with a natural surface texture much like fine sugar crystals
that formed on the Quartz by the phenomena of micro-crystalline facets millions
of years ago. Drusy crystals went unnoticed in the jewelry world until recently,
when they began appearing in the work of noted carvers and jewelry designers. The
appeal is now starting to grow for Drusy Quartz jewelry as it displays a multitude
of tiny crystals with a reflective surface reminiscent of sugar or snow.
The size and evenness of the crystal coverage are both important value factors when
determining the quality and worth of Drusy Quartz items.
The shape/cut will depend on the variety of Quartz that the Drusy has formed on.
Drusy Quartz is often dyed to enhance its beauty and overall appearance. In addition
to this, some varieties are coated with titanium which creates spectacular iridescent
Care & Cleaning:
Drusy Quartz can be cleaned
soapy water and a soft brush. As with most
gemstones, Drusy Quartz should be kept away from household chemicals and from prolonged
exposure to extremes of heat as this can cause damage or permanent changes to its
appearance. Drusy Quartz should be kept in a fabric-lined
box away from other jewelry items in order to
avoid damage / scratching.