How to Carve Quartz?

Answer Carving crystal, be it quartz or any other of many types, requires specialized machinery and some tools, but these are commonly found in large hardware stores. Carving is an artistic skill that tak... Read More »

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Is tourmalated quartz the same as black rutilated quartz?

Tourmalated quartz is different from black rutilated quartz. When quartz is tourmalated, it means that spikes of the mineral tourmaline are throughout this slightly milky or clear variety. Rutilate... Read More »

How big is the quartz in a quartz clock movement?

The pieces of quartz crystal that are used to keep time in clock and watch movements are very tiny, just a millimeter or two in length, width and thickness. The metal oscillator that activates the ... Read More »

Why is quartz used in quartz watches?

How to Carve an Egg?

Egg Carving is a great skill that will impress many people. Here's how to do it.