クォーツ Quartz is one of the most common minerals on earth, and is well known in the gems world in its many forms - amethyst, citrine, ametrine, smoky quartz, rose quartz and lemon quartz. Quartz is attractive and durable, as well as inexpensive. It can be cut and carved in many forms and sizes.
There are 2 main varieties of quartz - crystalline quartz occurs in distinct crystals, such as in amethyst and citrine. In cryptocrystalline quartz, the crystals are microscopic and the quartz is opaque or translucent. Examples include chalcedony and agate.
Shop from a wide variety of quartz gemstones of almost all colors of the rainbow. Choose from faceted and cabochon quartz gems, including calibrated sized single gems, matched pairs and gem lots by using the tick boxes at the top of the page. All photos are of actual gemstones that are available and ready to ship.
It's pretty great having a whole lot of different gemstones to choose from. When doing crafts and jewelry making, it's great to have all kinds of options, and it's amazing how much cheaper it is to just purchase un-set gemstones and make the setting yourself, as opposed to buying fully-made jewelry already. It's also extra special since you made it yourself.