Due to the fact that these Himalayan Quartz crystals are hand mined in such treacherous conditions, very few crystals ever reach the marketplace. They are much sought after by the metaphysical enthusiasts and collectors alike. Himalayan Quartz Crystals are a stone of power, amplifying energy and intention; they raise consciousness towards enlightenment. Himalayan Quartz Crystals help to shield one from negativity. The locals believe that the crystals are the Eyes of God, that the crystals hold the knowledge and wisdom of all. Not all crystals have the same pink color. Some only have streaks of it.