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Honey Quartz

Honey Quartz

Hardness: 7 Mohs

Enhancement Code: Irradiation

Quality Information:

AA: Light to medium orangy yellow; eye clean; good cut; good polish

Care: Rated “good” for everyday wear. Avoid direct sunlight and exposure to heat which may cause colour to fade. Avoid contact with chemicals. To clean, gently scrub with a soft toothbrush and a solution of mild dish soap and warm water, or clean in an at-home ultrasonic unit.

Major Sources: Brazil, Madagascar, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Uruguay

Created by irradiating clear quartz, honey quartz ranges from an almost sunny yellow through rich gradations to a deep golden honey hue. When well cut and properly illuminated, it reveals a variety of golden shades. Honey quartz compliments a wide array of fashion palettes and moves effortlessly from one season to the next.