Crystal is an ancient gem variety, also known as ‘water spirit’, ‘water jade’ and ‘Buddha stone’.
Crystal is colorless and transparent quartz mineral. Its main chemical is silicon dioxide, same substance as the ordinary sand. In different environments, the ‘sand’ can be turned into different forms of gems: Crystal, Agate, Opal, Chalcedony, Flint and sub-quartzite.
Perfect crystal is hexagonal, often formed as hexagonal rods, cylinder with one or both sharp tips, a number of links in a long column, commonly known as crystal family, beautiful and magnificent. Crystalline silica is shaped as different styles. In a Crystal Gallery, you’d be amazed by the possible shapes of crystalline silica. In addition to the common long one, there are sword-shaped and others look like the plates, the double cones, the fingers, the boulders. Some are less than 25 grams, and some others weighs over 300 kg.
Natural crystal has been impressing people by its wonderful, colorful appearance and its benefit to human health and psychological effects, which even diamonds and golds could not compete. The simple and beautiful stones have made themselves consistently popular among the materials used to make jewelries.
Natural crystal does have health effects on human bodies. Oriental pharmaceutics believe that the natural crystal oscillation frequency and the body of bio-energy field actually can resonate, which in turn keep blood smooth, then healthy atmosphere to enrich the body, strengthening the immune system functions. Wearing crystal jewelry will be able to consistently achieve the health purpose for human bodies.