Charles Albert® Fine Sterling Silver pieces are all handcrafted using .950 of silver by artisans in Mexico. Mystic quartz is natural quartz that is said to heighten the feelings or energy of its wearer. It is also thought to be an uplifting crystal that helps to dispel negativity and provides protection against harmful atmospheres. Physically, quartz is claimed to be stabilizing and balancing. In traditional Hindu belief systems, quartz is associated with balancing the crown chakra, which assists with higher consciousness.