Adjust 17 to 19 inches ... Sterling Wrapped Pendant and Sterling pearls and curls are accents on the strands.=) Quartz is often said to be the ‘stone’ that every one needs to start with and is the most recognized type of crystal. It's what many people think of when they hear the word crystal, although there are many different types of crystals in all kinds of stones. Quartz can be as clear as ice (ancients called quartz ‘Holy Ice’ and thought that it came from the heavens) or milky white. It can have inclusions, veils, bubbles, formations, etc. Clarity is not important for a quartz crystal's energetic quality. In fact inclusions and impurities can make the crystal more energetic and increase it’s ability to amplify subtle energies. Without a few 'imperfections, the energy is often not as intense. Lab crystals are grown with impurities on purpose. Quartz can store energy, amplify it, focus it, transmit it, transform it, balance it, absorb it… Various types are better for some things than others. Quartz in any form is a powerful stone. Quartz is used to dispel and clear negative Quartz has long been used to direct and amplify thoughts and intentions, because all thoughts are a form of energy and intentions shape and effect subtle energy. Because of this, it is useful for healing work, meditation, protection, and manifesting and channeling. Quartz has long been thought to store and retrieve information of all types. Information is just another form of an energy pattern. Quartz is held on the third eye chakra for increased clarity of psychic vision, and has often been used to perceive and commune with spirits and other worlds, often used for astral travel, scrying, channeling, dream recall and dream work. Quartz has long been thought to counteract black magic and protect from negative energy on all levels. In Crystal Healing, Quartz is said to be effective for chronic fatigue, arthritis, depression, bone ailments and gastrointestinal troubles. It is also used to improve mental and physical stamina. Clear quartz is associated with the crown chakra, but is also effectively used to energize all of the chakras. Rose Quartz is the stone of unconditional love. Wonderful for promoting self-love & acceptance, raising self-esteem. Rose quartz is associated with the heart chakra, opening it to all forms of love: self-love, family love, platonic love, and romantic love. Rose quartz has excellent protection energies during pregnancy and childbirth. The elevated energy of quartz gives rose quartz a property of enhancing love in virtually any situation. It also brings gentleness, forgiveness, and tolerance. Rose quartz is also said to be helpful with weight loss.