- Stone: Rutilated Quartz
- Metal: Sterling Silver
- Length: 1 1/4"
- Width: 3/4"
Rutilated quartz, also known as “Venus-hair stone,” is a transparent quartz containing needle-like rutile crystals. The metallic rutiles add beauty to the quartz making it a desirable gemstone for jewelry making. The quartz can be found around the world including Australia, Brazil, Madagascar and the United States.
This unique stone pendant was crafted in the historic city of Jaipur, India. Jaipur, the capital of the state of Rajasthan, has been famous for it's traditional jewelry for many centuries. Rajasthan is an area rich in deposits of precious and semi-precious stones. Jaipur bazaars abound with classic tribal jewelry and are renowned for their expert stone cutters and designers. We hope you enjoy this beautiful piece of India's historic artistic tradition.