Qualities of Quartz
Metaphysical Information about some of the most common
has been called the universal stone. Quartz contains the four elements of
creation. It helps us amplify, direct, focus, transmit and store energy.
Everyone interested in stones should have some! It corresponds to all of the
zodiac signs, and is a pure and powerful energy source.
Quartz and its various sub-varieties has been employed by humans and their predecessors, the Neanderthals, for tens of thousands of years. Used to fashion tools, (sub-variety flint) it was also used as talismans, wands and amulets to aid in protection and healing.
Crystals emit vibrations that affect the wearer’s body. Certain specific varieties are believed to have positive effects when utilized on particular energy centers of the body, much like deep therapeutic massage and acupuncture. These energy centers are known as Chakras.
Quartz has a long and lengthy history with regards to spiritual uses. Spiritually inclined societies used it for balancing chakras, transforming energy and a host of other metaphysical uses. Quartz crystals are used to this day in meditation, as they are believed to possess healing properties and other metaphysical capabilities. It has been used throughout the centuries to divine the future and commune with spirits--this belief spans many cultures including Western, Chinese, Medieval European and Celtic. The stone's ability to align one's psychic self with the cosmos is often ascribed to the stone's piezoelectric properties - which means that it becomes electrically charged under pressure. Quartz is also pyroelectric - heating quartz also charges the stone electrically.
Many believe that in the same way quartz is used in computer chips to transmit information, it can also be used to commune with the spirit world, higher spirits and angel guides. It is often said to "amplify" psychic power.
The Record Keeper or Recorder Crystal is identified by one or more raised triangular shapes on a crystal’s face. They are thought to have been programmed by ancient Atlanteans and Lemurians to safeguard their sacred and profound secrets. They are filled with wisdom & esoteric knowledge. You can place them over the Third Eye to meditate or hold firmly, but not tightly and ask to access your personal wisdom. You need have no experience with crystals to use them - just a sincere desire and an open heart. They promote peace and harmony.
Chlorite combines with the energy of the quartz crystal, it
is one of the most powerful healing minerals. It is used to stimulate
inspiration actualization. Quartz with Chlorite carries the energy of the
The Rainbows in Crystals are thought to be able to manifest some of the purest energies on earth and take the user to higher realms. They can help with Lucid dreaming and bring understanding of dreams. Some believe that these crystals exhibit the closest manifestation of pure white light that can be experienced on the physical plane. Rainbow crystals are used during meditation to and bring depth and clarity to dreams and move through negativity.
Faden quartz grew in two directions simultaneously, so is typically made up of many double terminated crystals. Where the growth started you can see a string of bubbles that show up as a white "line." This white line is the hallmark of a faden crystal (pronounced "fah-den"). It seems to always take a tabular formation (flattened), and is usually Double or Multiple Terminated.
Tangerine Quartz works with the first and second chakra energies. It helps to balance their energy and express them appropriately, which includes control issues and the sexual organs. It represents the balance of yin and yang and works to assist us with expressing our natural creativity. You need to consciously work with this energy.
Quartz looks like it has
ferns or other organic growths inside. It combines the many useful qualities of
Clear Quartz with Manganese, which is the actual mineral content of the "plant
life" within this stone. It facilitates a harmonious relationship with Mother
Earth, and a deeper connection with nature, including the nature spirits. It is
also used for facilitating Past Life recall and used to open and activate the
Crystals – Rutilations are
growths inside of a crystal that look like tiny golden hairs or wheat colored
needles. Some call these beautiful growths ‘Angel Hair.’
- The energies of the Tourmaline are amplified and intensified by the quartz.
This is considered a real healing stone on all levels. It is a protective and
Grounding combination and is thought to transform and transmute fear, stress and
anger, bringing in positive energies to replace them. Thought to be an excellent
stone for Chemotherapy and radiation patients! It is said to strengthen the
immune system and balance the physical as well as the various subtle bodies.
Black Tourmaline is also used to repel negativity and psychic attack. It is
often used to combat negative effects from EMF radiation from TVs, monitors,
Elestial Quartz: Elestials are a rare form of quartz. They are not for everyone, since they do work with a much higher vibration than regular quartz. Elestials are quite unusual to look at and different in their formations and structure than other crystals. Often called the "Enchanted Crystal," or the "Crystal of the Angels" which explains the strong link with the Archangelic energies. They are also referred to as “New Millennium Crystals.” They work on a higher octave of energy than regular quartz.
Elestials assist one in overcoming emotional burdens and are especially good for people who are working on integrating the intellect and the heart and working through emotional trauma from early childhood or past lives. They assist by transmitting information about the past, present and future, via the person's "high-self."
An Elestial can be used during times of change and transformation to help to stabilize and transmute the energies. They are also used to uncover hidden secrets. An excellent tool when learning to drop one’s attachments. It’s good to use with a piece of fluorite, as that will help you to keep things on a practical level.
Elestial Quartz is also known
as Skeletal Quartz and Jacaré or Alligator Quartz. Jacaré, means Alligator in
Portuguese and refers to the patterns in the surface of many of these crystals.
The mineralogical term, Skeletal Quartz, refers to the fact that you can see
into the internal matrix of the crystal – the edges and planes of the crystal.
There are many unusual cavities and etchings on the crystal. Sometimes the
cavities are filled with ancient clay and/or water! There is often a wonderful
interplay of light within the crystal.
Spirit Quartz is an incredible crystal! Spirit Quartz is a generator stone and can be used to transmit subtle healing energies. These energies can also assist in a stronger and more aware connection to one’s High-Self, as it is an energy of Oneness - oneness with self as well as with others. It is used in meditation and contemplation to assist in understanding and resolving group and family issues. It promotes harmony and peace and can provide insights into issues and assist in developing healthy connections with loved ones. It is a crystal of compassion and is excellent in grief therapy work.
Working with a Merkaba carved rock
quartz geometric shapes supports ones inner explorations and awareness.
A merkaba field exists around all
living things, protecting and nurturing them. Thoughts of love, acceptance,
Crystal is used to
facilitate the connection between the inner and outer worlds. This includes
bridging the gap between self and others,
Russian Lemurian Crystals
were found in rugged caves in
Russia, tumbled by numerous earthquakes and fractured by many geological
upheavals. Over the eons, these crystals continued to grow and many are
self-healed, with elestials and multiple terminations.