Rock crystal is the clear variety of the quartz mineral species and sourced all around the world.
The name is derived from the Greek word ‘krystallos,’ meaning ice, rock crystal was once thought to be ice that was permanently frozen.
Cutting and polishing only.
Colourless and transparent.
Avoid rough handling and when not being worn, store items of jewellery separately to avoid scratches. Clean with warm, soapy water and gentle brushing. Ultrasonic cleaners should be used with caution.
Rock crystal has a hardness of 7 on the Mohs scale, and good toughness. This makes it durable and suitable for use in jewellery.
SPECIES/GROUP : Quartz
CLASSIFICATION : Gemstone