Happy November!! It feels right to share our most recent catalog page of orange hued crystals for autumn. Each gemstone is wrapped in copper wire and tape then electro-formed into copper pendants and attached to solid copper chains with accent beads to match. This selection features Hematoid Quartz, Singing Tangerine Quartz, and Carnelian Chunks.
Orange is a vibrant, bold, and attention grabbing color which is why it's one of our favorite colors. It's that color pop you put on to boost your mood or add that extra UMPH to your confidence. Orange is playful which is an energy we NEED if we want to get through moments that are too serious.
What gives these orange crystals their vivid color?
Minerals included in the crystals formation or encrusted on the surface of the crystal:
Iron or Iron Oxide, aka Hematite.
The color orange is a warm, stimulating and cheerful color. It is believed to increase energy levels and creativity. Orange is a great color to wear in the fall season because it helps you maintain a happy mood and stay warm. Each of these orange crystals are a quartz variety. While the carnelian is a mixture of quartz & chalcedony, the tangerine & hematoid points are quartz.
Quartz crystals are formed in the earth's crust. Quartz is the most common mineral on Earth, making up about 12% of the planet's crust. Quartz is also one of the most common gemstones, with over 90% being quartz crystal. It is found in many different colors and varieties. Quartz crystals are formed when silicon dioxide molecules are heated to a high temperature and then cooled quickly.