Gemstone: Black Rutilated Quartz
Metal: 14K Rose Gold Plated Sterling Silver
Stone Length: 0.31" - 0.39" (8-10mm) Stone Width: 0.28" - 0.35" (7-9mm)
Gem Cut: Pear Cut Band Style: Polished, Tapered Embelishment: Black Spinel
What is rutilated quartz?
The Black Rutilated quartz is a type of quartz made of rutile ( rutilated quartz).
Rutile is a mineral that is very much like titanium ore. The rutile in rutilated quartz forms needle-like crystals inside the crystal itself, and these needles produce an internal reflection of light which produces a phenomenon called asterism. Rutilated quartz rutile can cause asterism, but there are other cases when another mineral will leave its mark on the gemstone, such as tourmaline or beryl. Rutilated Quartz Information & Description
Where to find rutilated quartz?
There are many places that you can find rutilated quartz rutile the most notable places to find rutilated quartz include Brazil and Madagascar. There is a lot of rutilated quartz in the world, but rutile occurs at its best in Madagascar. Madagascar produces some of the highest quality rutilated quartz available on earth! It can occur in veins with other minerals such as feldspar and mica, and it can also grow on crystals such as topaz or beryl.
Black Rutilated Quartz Ring
One rutilated quartz ring can be a beautiful way to add a unique element to your collection of rings. Ranging from clear rutilated quartz rings to rutilated quartz rings with more unique colored rutiles, there is a ring for nearly everyone.
Rutilated Quartz Jewelry
Rutilated quartz jewelry has been an ever-growing trend over the years due to its unique natural properties and beauty. A rutilated quartz ring is made by using rutilated quartz in an engagement or wedding ring set, helping give it even more value attached to it. The rutile within gives a stunning gray coloring while still allowing sunlight to shine through which creates some truly remarkable looking pieces of jewelry. While generally rutilated quartz can come in brownish red, rutilated quartz rings boast a larger variety of colors due to the rutiles used. This includes blue rutilated quartz, gray rutilated quartz, pink rutilated quartz and yellow rutilated quartz rings among many others.
Rutilated Quartz Ring Colors
Rutilated ring settings come in a number of different styles. Some can be more traditional with prongs but most are set into a setting that allows light from all angles to shine through creating even more interest within rutile design. This makes them stand out far more than any other colored gemstone ring making for one of the most unique pieces you could wear next to your skin.
Ready for some new fashion? Try out this stone for something truly special or as a gift to someone who loves black rutilated quartz rings.
How to spot fake rutilated quartz?
Answer: Every rutilated quartz stone is uniquely different and each of our pieces will vary in clarity, shape, size and color. With this said, there really is no way to spot a fake rutilated quartz ring like an authentic piece of jewelry.
If you are looking to purchase this type of ring or any gemstone for that matter, it's important to do research before making the purchase. The detailed photographs greatly enhance the appearance in the online photos so when you see one in person it can be considerably different especially because these are natural stones!
How to charge a rutilated quartz ring?
Answer: The best way to charge a rutilated quartz ring is through sun and moonlight. This can be done by holding the crystal up, pointing it towards the sky, and waiting for at least thirty minutes before repeating. If you're able to place it in direct sunlight or moonlight, that's even better! Do this as often as possible after every time you notice a difference in how it feels or reacts to your energy. You should also sit with crystals for five minutes each day, hold them in your hands or on your third eye chakra over a piece of paper with a wishlist intention written down on it.
What is rutilated quartz used for?
Answer: The most common use of the rutilated quartz stone is in jewelry. The most popular form is what's called a four-sided crystal, which makes it ideal for engagement rings and earrings because these delicate structures can't withstand pressure or exposure to chemicals/water without breaking - just incidental contact with other people will do too much damage eventually! This material was so popular back when Victorians were making their black rutilated quartz engagement rings out of them that myths arose around how they got their origins.