Encyclopedia > Rose quartz

  Article Content

Rose quartz

Rose quartz is a type of quartz.


An elephant carved in rose quartz,
4 inches (10 cm) long.

Larger version

It is not very popular as a faceted gem because its pink color is often too pale and the stones are always cloudy. When rose quartz is cut in cabochons[?], or rounded into beads for necklaces or carved, it is far more effective.



All Wikipedia text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License

 
  Search Encyclopedia

Search over one million articles, find something about almost anything!
 
 
  
  Featured Article
Mill Village, Pennsylvania

... borough the population is spread out with 29.9% under the age of 18, 6.8% from 18 to 24, 27.9% from 25 to 44, 23.5% from 45 to 64, and 11.9% who are 65 years of ag ...