This golden rutilated quartz gemstone was responsibly sourced from an artisanal mine in Bahia state, Brazil.
The miners are part of a sustainable mining project, the main aims of which are to ensure that the miners have formal land and mining rights and adhere to safe mining practices, as well as maximising the benefit to the local economy with value-added activities, such as gem cutting.
Type: Golden Rutilated Quartz
Source: Remedios, Bahia, Brazil
Transparency: Translucent with rutile needle inclusions