Golden Rutile on Hematite - Dakota Nature & Art
Golden Rutile on Hematite - Dakota Nature & Art

Golden Rutile on Hematite

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Resembling the Crusaders Cross this beautiful small Golden Rutile on Hematite would be a welcomed addition to any mineral collectors horde.

Golden Rutile on Hematite is 1" x 1" and comes mounted in a small thumbnail box

Rutile has a metallic-adamantine luster, and can be reddish brown, gold, yellowish, silver, black, bluish, or violet. Small rutile needles present in gems are responsible for "star" sapphires, "star" rubies and other "star" gems, an optical phenomenon known as asterism.

Rutilated quartz has been referred to as Cupid's darts, Venus hair stone and Fleches d'amour (love arrows).

Rutile: Intensify the metaphysical properties of its host crystal | Enhance Understanding 

Hematite was named about 300-325 BCE by Theophrastus (Greek) Translated in 79 by Pliny the Elder to haematites, "bloodlike", due to the vivid red colour of the powder. Hematite can be reddish brown, dark silvery-grey scaled masses, silvery-grey to black crystals, and dark-grey masses, to name a few. What they all have in common is a rust-red streak.

Ancient Greeks associated iron with the god Aries (Mars in the Roman pantheon), the god of war, and soldiers rubbed Hematite over their bodies before battle to make them invulnerable,

Hematite: Deflect Negative Energy | Grounding | Protective

Why choose us?

Here at Dakota Nature we strive to find beautiful and unique pieces of gems, minerals and art. We are a Family Owned and Operated business located in the Black Hills of South Dakota. Many of the pieces of jewelry that you see here are made exclusive by us. We have been in the jewelry, gem, mineral and fossil industry for over 30 years, if you ever have questions don’t hesitate to reach out to us. Our mission is to have unique, beautiful and happily fulfilling pieces for you to cherish. We carefully hand select each piece to make sure what we’re getting is going to be perfection for you.

There is a beautiful selections of minerals. Our stone bowls perfect for storing jewelry, rocks and even candies. Uniqly carved and shaped minerals that are perfect art pieces. Crystals that are not only gorgeous for your home but illuminating with good energy. There is a great selection of Artfully crafted jewelry pieces that not only look amazing but they feel just as perfect to wear.

We believe that if something calls to you then it’s meant to be. All of our products are so unique and truly one of a kind. It’s fun to add unique pieces to your space that really adds to the story of you. Find new things that make your space and heart feel “just right”. 


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