Quartz Stones were used by the Egyptians Thousands of years ago to make beads, Scarab figures; and other jewelry. The name has been said to derive from the Ancient Greek word Krustallos, meaning Ice; because the Greeks and the Romans believed that Quartz was ice that never melted ;because it was formed by the Gods.
Quartz can be found globally in Igneous and metamorphic rocks.Tourmaline is a March birthstone and Clear Quartz is an April Birthstone with makes the Tourmalinated Quartz generally an Aries Birthstone.
Many stones in the Russian Crown from the 17th Century were Tourmalines. Shakespeare had a small collection of Tourmaline Jewelry to help him overcome writers block. Tourmaline is believed to inspire creativity and was used extensively as a Tailsman by Artists and Writers from the Renaissance through the Victorian age.
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