Quartz Crystals and a Black Moon

Ubiquitous and beautiful, Quartz crystals are one of Mother Earth’s finest creations. It’s the second most abundant mineral. The name comes from the German word “quarz” (Slavic origin); some sources say it originally came from the Saxon word Querkluftertz, meaning “cross-vein ore”. Quartz has been used for thousands of years as stone tools, jewelry, carvings,...