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About us


QT Silver is run with virtually no overheads and therefore prices can be kept down.

We pride ourselves on three things that we hold dear:

1.Providing the best retail prices for marcasite available in the UK.
2.Having the finest quality jewellery.
3.Maintaining excellent customer service.

We offer a cast-iron 30 day money-back guarantee (upon return of item) if a customer is in any way dissatisfied.

We would actively encourage you to search the internet for better prices and quality as we know that you will just confirm that what we offer is simply the BEST.

If there are any queries that you may have about our products please do not hesitate to email us.


Enough about us!

Of more interest may be a few interesting facts about some of our product:

MARCASITE

marcasite ringMarcasite is a metallic pale yellow / brass colour mineral and is traditionally set in Stirling Silver creating beautiful, classic jewellery. Cleopatra was known for wearing Marcasite and believed it helped preserve her beauty.Queen Victoria wore Marcasite rather than diamonds for over forty years.Marie Antoinette also showed a strong preference for Marcasite. Marcasite has again risen in popularity in recent years due to its` endearing beauty and stunning value for money.

AMETHYST Amethyst Drop Earrings

Purple, a colour often identified with royalty, was a favourite among kings and pharaohs, thus, amethysts were prominently featured in crown jewels. Amethysts were also associated with Dionysus, the Greek God of wine. In ancient Rome, they were worn to prevent intoxication and bring the wearer tranquillity.

TOPAZ

Blue Topaz PendantTopaz is believed to strengthen the mind. Originally used in Ancient Egypt, this stone's popularity grew tremendously during the Middle Ages. Topaz represents fidelity and was often given to new couples.




CITRINE


Citrines are believed to symbolize happiness and were believed to be a gift from the sun. Citrines Citrine Earrings2have also been used as an antidote for snake venom, as well as a talisman against the plague, bad skin and evil thoughts. They are believed to aid digestion as well as remove toxins from the body.




GARNET


Garnet EarringsIt's believed that the name of this rich, red gem was inspired by the luscious, red fruit of the pomegranate. Garnets are symbolic of love and devotion. They are also rumoured to keep the wearer safe from harm.




PERIDOT


Formed from fire and found in rocks near volcanoes, legend has it that Peridots are tears belongPeridot Braceleting to the goddess of volcanoes, Pele. This green gem was also worn as protection against evil spirits.




PEARL


Pearl EarringsPearls are considered to offer the power of love, money, protection, and luck. Pearls are thought to give wisdom through experience, to quicken the laws of karma and to cement engagements and love relationships. They are thought to keep children safe.
Early Chinese myths told of pearls falling from the sky when dragons fought. Ancient legend says that pearls were thought to be the tears of the gods and the Greeks believed that wearing pearls would promote marital bliss and prevent newlywed women from crying.



BLACK ONYX

Black onyx is believed to be one of the most powerful protection stones. Its way of protecting is to absorb and Black Onyx Earringstransform negative energy. Because of this quality. people find it helpful in relieving stress and for emotional stability. It's one of the first (root chakra) grounding stones; as such, it encourages connection to material goals and to determination in realizing them.




MOTHER OF PEARL


Mother of Pearl EarringsMother of pearl helps to stimulate intuition, sensitivity, imagination, and adaptability. It helps with clarity in decision-making. It signifies faith, charity, and innocence, enhances personal integrity, and helps to provide focus to ones attention. It has traditionally been used to strengthen the environment and bring greater purity to the atmosphere.


TURQUOISE

In earlier times Turquoises were sometimes thought responsible for the material wealth of their bearers. For Turquoise Pendantexample, Persian philosopher Al Kazwini wrote: "The hand wearing a Turquoise and using it as a sealing stone, will never be poor."