This universal healing stone is often clear but can be be found in other colours, these have specific names. Rock crystal is another term for clear quartz. It is found typically in masses, grains, druses, and prismatic hexagonal crystals. This stone can be used to remove static electricity, for the redirection of aura currents, and to balance and stabilise the aura. It is a stone of harmony and is believed to unify human energy and provide clarity of thought. Clear quartz connects the physical realm to that of the mind, allowing communication with minerals, plants, animals, and elemental forces. This stone is also said to allow communication with other worlds and their teachers. It is a manifestation stone and said to provide a channel for the actualisation of thought. It is believed that clear quartz clears and balances the energy centres, and can be used to activate the crown chakra.
The various types of speciality quartz are as follows.
Aqua Aura Quartz
These blue crystals have been coated in a micro coating of gold. It carries the qualities of both gold and quartz. It is also said to stimulate the throat chakra and is able to open a channel with other spiritual beings. Aqua aura quartz is a soothing stone which cleanses the aura and harmonises the emotional, physical, spiritual, and intellectual bodies.
This crystal occurs naturally with inclusions of blue rutile, tourmaline, or zoisite. It is said to activate the throat chakra and that is allows us to speak our mind more openly. Blue quartz allows a brotherly bond with all humans and provides a comforting sensation, improving composure and reducing confusion. This stone is used to diminish fear and to stimulate considerate thoughts.
This crystal shows a branching section or a nodule which resembles a mossy texture. It enables a relationship with nature and also is said to give rise to wisdom from the beginning of the Earth. It is believed that dendritic quartz activates the chakras and allows a deeper sense of pure higher consciousness.
Golden Healer Quartz
These stones are partially or totally covered in a thin film of yellow material, thought to be variations of iron-hydrate. These stones allow and maintain connections to the spirit realm and promote multi level healing. Golden Healer quartz is said to give intuition as to the correct holistic treatments for given issues.
This variety is used to activate and charge the heart chakra. Green quartz is said to promote intuitive love, and bring an energy of transformation. It is used to increase creativity and to allow a communication of energy between the physical and vibratory realms.
This quartz contains red staining which is caused by inclusions of haematite or lepidocrocite. It is said to promote the energy of dancing and to stimulate all levels. It is believed to work on the base, crown, and the heart chakra, increasing devotion to love and sacred activity. Harlequin quartz has been used to balance the polarity of the body and aura, providing vitality and vigour.
This type of rose quartz has a lavender colour. It is used to activate the tt is also said to improve physical realm communication. Lavender quartz is believed to assist in bringing forth a loving environment.
These cloudy quartz crystals have been given a micro thin film of platinum, and contains the qualities of both minerals. Opal aura quartz is used to purify the aura and to balance the chakras.
These crystals contain a phantom crystal within them. These are made of variable minerals. Phantom quartz is said to symbolise universal awareness, bringing cleansing to the Earth itself. It is said to encourage the Earth to recover from unwanted changes caused by our mistakes. Phantom quartz crystals are believed to allow the holder to meet their spiritual guides.
These are found in regular crystals or sceptres. The raspberry colour arises from the presence of lepidocrocite, haematite, or goethite. Raspberry quartz is used to attune the seven chakras to the higher realms and brings cleansing and balance to them.
This mineral is used to promote positive action. Red Quartz is said to increase physical energy and vitality.
These crystals contain rutile or sagenite. The rutilated quartz is said to assist with finding the root cause of problems, showing pathways to remedy discovery. It is used in astral travel and is said to give wisdom as to why various places are visited.
This crystal activates the heart energy centre and allows a feeling of complete love It is said to balance the connectivity from the physical to the subtle bodies, and to empower the astral and psychic bodies. It is said that strawberry quartz will help the holder to find the core reasons behind everything they are experiencing.
The Tibetan quartz crystal is charged with the OM mantras, and is believed to contain the divine wisdom of the Eastern cultures.
This crystal contains tourmaline and is said to allow a problem solving energy. It is believed that tourmalinated quartz assists in gathering the inner strength in order to heal negative situations.
This is a variety of quartz made of a compression of many quartz grains. It is a supporting stone to healing and learning. Quartzite is used to reduce limitations and unneeded responsibilities.