Strawberry quartz is sagenitic quartz, a transparent colourless quartz containing needlelike crystals, in this case red inclusions of iron oxide.
The bright color of genuine strawberry quartz is accentuated by small seedlike inclusions of lepidocrocite and haematite. It is most often found in Russia, Kazakhstan, and Brazil.
Strawberry quartz can be soothing and calming. It apparently enhances intentions of love, gratitude and generosity.
Some people wear Strawberry quartz when trying to attract a soul-mate. Strawberry quartz is thought to assist in bringing balance to the psyche and the emotions.
I have a gorgeous little strawberry quartz cabochon available to be made into a ring or pendant – more info on that here.