Smoky Quartz Anniversary Gemstone
The smoky quartz anniversary gemstone represents the 70th year of marriage. The sapphire also represents this
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Smoky Quartz Anniversary Gemstone Cuff Links
Matching cuff links and tie pin make a good gift. To make it different, place the items on a tie and shirt
before giving the gift.
Smoky Quartz Jewelry
Smoky quartz is available in all types of jewelry. Pick matching items to give as a gift for this special
Not an ideal gift for everyone, but if the traveling isn't to much then a trip to an area that produces smoky
quartz might make a unique gift for the couple.
Information About Smoky Quartz
There are many varieties of quartz, some of which include the smoky quartz, rose quartz and the amethyst. The
smoky quarts may resemble obsidian, black tourmaline or black onyx.
The color of smoky quartz possibly comes from the irradiation the stone may have undergone whilst forming. Some
quartz in jewelry is artificially irradiated to make it dark black in color. A good jeweler should be able to tell
you which has been treated.
Smoky quartz may be found in several areas of the world and these include Colorado, Brazil, Italy, the Swiss
Alps and the USA. Smoky quartz may also be found as gwindle quartz. A cluster of parallel crystals each rotated
slightly in relation to one sitting next to it.
Varieties of smoky quartz are often given names from the area where they are found. The Caingorm is a smoky
quartz found in the Caingorm Mountains of Scotland. Caingorm quartz is pale in color. The Morion is a dark opaque
variety of quartz found in Italy and the Coontail quartz is a local name for a variety of smoky quartz found at
several sites near Magnet Cove, Arkansas, United States.
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