Stone of Power
Quartz Crystal (Colorless, aka Clear Quartz, Rock Quartz, Rock Crystal, Crystal Quartz): The transparent colorless variety of Quartz is still known as rock crystal. Long ago, people believed that rock crystal was a compact form of ice: crystallos actually means “frozen.” The best rock crystal has the clarity and shimmer of crystal clear water.
Although colorless Quartz is relatively common, large flawless specimens are not. Which is why most crystal balls these days are made of glass, not Quartz. Quartz is highly useful in healing, in meditation, and for spiritual growth and enlightenment.
Mohs Hardness of 7 with a trigonal crystal structure.
The name “quartz” comes from the Greek derivative krustallos, meaning ice, as it was thought that quartz was actually ice formed by the Gods. Since the Middle Ages, crystal balls made of rock crystal have been used to predict the future.
Crystal Quartz is the ultimate “anything-stone”, as it radiates all the color vibrations within the spectrum of light and thus can be utilized and programmed for any use which bring light and energy into our spiritual bodies. A “stone of the mind”, Quartz can be used to imprint with any energy or information, and help to focus the mind, aid in concentration, and enhance mental ability.
Crystal Quartz is a power stone that harmonizes and balances. It enhances energy and thoughts, and purifies the spiritual, mental, and physical. It is also a powerfully protective stone, bringing the purified energy in. Historically, this crystal has been used to counter black magic, to perform diagnostic healing, and to communicate with spirits and other worlds.
Crystal Quartz is probably the most versatile, multipurpose, powerful healing stone on the planet due to is unique helical spiral crystalline form. It is a master healer and can be used for any and all conditions. It stimulates the immune system and brings the body into balance. It takes the energy to the most perfect state that is possible, going back to before the disease set in. It cleanses and enhances the organs and subtle bodies, and acts as a deep soul cleanser, connecting the physical dimension with the mind.
Energy: Projective, Receptive
Planet: Sun, Moon
Element: Fire, Water
Deity: The great Mother
Powers: Protection, Healing, Psychism, Power, Lactation
Candle Color: White
Worn as a power amplifier during a magic situation, it is also worn or placed on the altar for the same purpose. Crystals are often used in numbers of 5, 7, 11, 13 or 21 for circles and rituals. Crystal Quarts are some of the most powerful stones in magic, placed often with Amber and Jet to amplify their powers as well. There isn’t much that needs to be done, that can not be done with a Crystal Quartz.
Zodiac Stone of: Leo, Gemini and Capricorn
Birthstone: Not a Birthstone for any month.
Clear Quartz, as opposed to colored Quartz, is associated with the 7th, Crown Chakra, but has an enlightening effect on all chakras. It brings clarity and amplifies the energy and the aura. It is a particularly good stone to use in combination as it opens up all the chakras to assist in relaxation. It also will help to temper the overpowering energy that some stones may emit during meditation, which will in turn create a much more harmonious meditation space.