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aqua aura

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Definition of aqua aura in English:

noun

[mass noun]
Quartz or other mineral to which a thin film of gold has been applied, giving it a blue iridescent colour.
Example sentences
  • Types will vary from time to time and may include quartz crystal, amethyst, rose quartz, aqua aura, and others.
  • Aqua aura is quartz that has been specially treated with pure 24k gold which turns the clear quartz crystal this stunning blue iridescent color.
  • I also want some aqua aura as I'm drawn to it every time I see it, and some opal aura, I've only seen it once but I really liked it.

Origin

1990s: from Latin aqua 'water' + aura, representing Latin aurum 'gold'.

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