Smoky quartz is a variety of quartz, always black or brown in colour. The quartz stone family also includes amethyst (purple quartz), rose quartz (pink-red), citrine (yellow quartz), as well as all the various agates and jaspers.
Smoky quartz is often found in beautiful black crystals. It can be cut into beautiful brilliant gemstones and it makes an equally beautiful crystal specimen. Scientists believe the black may have been caused by natural radioactivity in the Earth.
Historically, eggs have been collected throughout history. Among the European aristocracy it became fashionable to give away as Easter presents artistically crafted luxury eggs. This tradition started in the 16th century and has continued through to today. In Russia, the fashion of artistically crafted eggs attained highest perfection in the creations of the goldsmith Faberge, appointed by the Russian Royal Court, with his famous "Imperial Easter eggs" for the Czar's family. The collector's passion for eggs from different material, from undecorated gemstone eggs to large egg creations, has lasted until the present day, and there are still many egg collectors and admirers in the various cultures of our world.
The egg symbolizes fertility. The egg shape symbolizes the first step that we must complete in order to achieve the realization of our goals and dreams. It also symbolizes things that have no beginning and no end.
In meditation, one should hold the egg in your hand. Many believe they have a have a special, comforting feeling.
Collectors sometimes collect individual eggs, and sometimes collect large egg collections in “nests” or baskets.
Smoky quartz is the most often sought after for its healing or crystal properties. It is said to increase endurance and to amplify energy. Some believe that it may give you an energy boost, and that it can help you clear your thoughts to better make decisions.
Whether you want to get in touch with your spiritual side or just want a beautiful smoky stone, this unique smoky quartz egg carving is a must have.
- Dimensions: 58 mm x 44 mm x 44 mm.
- Genuine crystal.
- This item includes an information card about the crystal.
- A certificate of authenticity is included with this item.
- Plastic stand is included with this item.
This crystal requires special care - exposure to water and other chemicals, such as cleaning products or aerosols, will damage it over time. If you clean the crystal, use a dry cloth only, or an air duster that does not contain any disinfectant or other chemicals.