Account / Sign In   |         / More   |    FAQ   |    Contact Us   
X
  • There are currently no items in your Shopping Bag.
(0)
 
$3.00 Flat Rate Shipping & Free Returns        Most Orders Shipped Next Business Day        Ask a Question or Place an Order 703-828-4325        We have candles and incense too!
How Can I Tell The Difference Between A Quartz Crystal And A...
Most Popular
Articles
Crystal Recommendations
Category
Newsfeed
Recent Updates
How Can I Tell The Difference Between A Quartz Crystal And A Piece Of Glass?
 Post a comment  
Share |

How can I tell if a quartz crystal is natural or just a piece of glass? Does quartz break the same way as glass? Thanks !

 

Hi B:

Thank you so much for your question about how to tell the difference between Clear Quartzand Glass. 

There are a few things that you can look for that can indicate whether your crystal is glass or Clear QuartzClear Quartzwill typically show some inclusions like lines, waves or cracks.  Glass is either perfectly clear or may show some bubbles.  Clear Quartzis harder than glass so you can test it by trying to cut a piece of glass (something like a glass bottle) with the crystal.  If it cuts the glass, then you know it is Quartz.  You specifically asked if they break in different ways.  Since Quartzis harder it is typically more difficult to break and my experience is that it will chip or have piece break off when it is dropped.  Glass will shatter because it is lighter.  Finally, my favorite way to identify crystals is to feel the energy.  Everything has energy and that includes glass and QuartzQuartz has a higher vibration I can usually feel it's energy more easily than glass.

Thanks again for such an interesting question and for your support of Healing Crystals.com.  I hope that this information will help and that you will let us know if you have any more questions.

Wishing you lots of love and light!

Crystal Blessings!

Tara Mideaker

www.HealingCrystals.com

join us on Facebook - www.facebook.com/crystaltalk



Posted on January 26, 2013
Be the first to post comment about this article!
Name or Nickname:  *   (Required *)
E-Mail Address:  *  Monthly Newsletter
Click on a Star to Rate this Article
  Not Rated
Comment:

Please Enter Verification Code:
g3v6h
Back   Tell a Friend
 

Copyright © 2016 HealingCrystals.com, owned and operated by Foundation for Balance and Harmony.
All profits from this website go to support our non-profit activities.