Tree of Life no.150

Cristal du Lac

  Amethyst Tree of Life

The Trees of Life are all handmade and rest on a rectangular mirrored plaque. The foliage is made of polished natural quartz stones of amethyst

Amethyst is a variety of quartz whose purple hue is due to iron. It has been used as a gemstone since ancient times. The purple color can be different in intensity depending on the origin or the quality of the stone.

 Just like Quartz Crystal its hardness is 7 on the Mohs scale.

When the degree of heat exceeds 500 degrees c. the color of the amethyst turns into yellow which to approximate the citrine

When collecting Crystals on the mining land, prospectors make sure to remove them with the utmost care. No blasting is used on the Cristal du Lac site.

The matrices come from the walls of a fault in granite with a high content of quartz crystals. To extract it, we must first hammer the granite on both sides of the fault using small tools such as a punch and a sledgehammer in order to release it thoroughly. All around there are small crystals that have detached from the walls.

It's about of a 250 million year old coin. The growth of the crystals is 10 years per 000 cm.  

Tree of Life no.150
Dimension: 6 x 5 cm x 5 cm


Amethyst promotes the spiritual sense, it awakens our spirit. It helps to find inner peace. It is a stone of passage and separation.

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