Quartz gemstone is one of the most abundant crystals in the world. Quartz is the largest and most diverse crystal in nature that is considered as the most valuable gift of Mother Earth. It is associated with many physical, emotional, and spiritual healing benefits.
Pure Quartz crystal is commonly known as "Rock Crystal" and it is an actually colorless gemstone. Impurities that are found inside its crystal structure are mainly responsible for its unbelievable range of colors. Due to the type of impurities, Pure Quartz crystal may be found in Yellow, White, Blue, Red, Green, Orange, Pink, Black, Purple color but can be colorless and multicolored as well.
When people imagine perfect crystal, they most often imagine the look of six-sided prism that sparkles in the light with an entire spectrum of colors. That is in fact "Perfect Jewel", Clear Quartz crystal. Name of this gemstone comes from the Greek word "krystallos" that is translated as ice. This gem is often found in nature in clusters. When facetted, it sparkles with a beautiful shine.
Since the beginning of mankind, Clear Quartz crystal has been valued for its beauty, physical and metaphysical properties. Almost every ancient civilization harnessed the positive energy of this crystal believing in its properties of personal development, used it for meditation, during funerals, etc. Nowadays, it is often used by healers that use it for meditation, higher guidance, manifestation, contacting spirits, and spiritual growth.
Hardness: 7 Mohs scale
Spirituality: amplification, angel communication, angel connection, higher realms, divine love, guidance, awakening, telepathy
Emotions: stress, tension, acceptance, balance, healing, stabilization
Mental: balance, memory, healing, positive energy
Physical: teeth, heart, heartburn, immune system, kidneys, pain relief, thyroid, vitality, AIDS, vertigo
Clear Quartz gemstone is valued for its piezoelectric properties that can transform heat and pressure into electromagnetic energy. It is often used for its ability to amplify energy, focus, transform and store energy. For this purpose, this crystal found many different purposes in devices all around us - from memory chips, computers, electronic devices, receivers, transmitters, microphones, and smartphones.
For the similar properties of energy amplification, Clear Quartz is significant gemstone used for meditation healing, communication, and expanding consciousness. Wearing jewelry made from this stone for prolonged periods of time will bring you abundance, harmony, love, vitality, prosperity. It will help you to find purpose, live in harmony and protect yourself from harm.
Being one of the best energy amplification gemstones, it is often used for making crystal wands, staffs, pyramides, used for crystal gazing, etc. When kept at the working place, the positive energy of this stone can transform critical word and remove negativity. Its protective force is great for inventors, healers, artists, doctors, media people, and musicians. This stone will clear your surrounding from negative energy, radiation, and radioactivity.
Clear Quartz crystal is considered to be one of the best healing crystals and may be used for treating many conditions. Wearing this crystal will stimulate your immune system, boost the energy flow and bring your whole body into balance. Since ancient times people used it to treat headaches, dizziness, vertigo, motion sickness, to improve metabolism, and for weight loss. Clear Quartz is also useful for eliminating toxins from the body, healing digestive problems, and infections.
Emotional healing properties of Clear Quartz are associated with cleansing and purifying of the emotional body. Healing energy of this stone focuses itself on negativity and stimulates positive energy and thoughts. You will feel an emotional balance after wearing this gemstone for prolonged periods of time. This crystal also improves the perception of the outside world improving your thinking and awareness.
In the metaphysical world, Clear Quartz is considered as a gift of Mother Earth and one of the most often used crystals by healers and shamans. Each crystal is considered to be unique and it attracts persons seeking its guide. Wearing this crystal wakens the mind and boosts personal growth and also awareness. Clear Quartz is considered to be one of the best stones for connecting the physical and spiritual world. It will help you communicate with Divine energy and bring your spirit into harmony.
Due to the magnificent ability of this gemstone to amplify energy and vibrate in all color frequencies, it can harmonize with all the chakras. Moreover, it will maintain perfect alignment during the meditation process. Considering the connection of this stone to Angelic realm and other Higher realms, this crystal is particularly great for stimulating the Crown chakra.
Clear Quartz is not a modern or traditional birthstone. It is also not connected to any particular Zodiac sign but it is known that it may help Leo in need of energy, Capricorn to reduce its stubbornness and help Gemini be more tolerant.
Clear Quartz is considered to be one of the most versatile healing crystals. It is a potent gemstone that is very popular with healers, shamans, and people looking for spiritual guidance. It is known that this crystal can work with any condition and it is considered as the best energy amplifier. Healing energy of this crystal is proven to enhance the strenght of the person's aura. It will help you on your spiritual guide and provide with spiritual growth, cleansing energy that will help you align all chakras.
Quartz crystal is a part of a huge family of gemstones that are found all over the world. This crystal can be found in almost every color of the rainbow that comes with different properties. Most of this gemstones you already know and probably own. Here is a list of most well known and reputable varieties of Quartz crystal:
Crystal Power, Crystal Healing by Michael Gienger
Color Encyclopedia of Gemstones by Joel E. Arem, PhD
The Complete Encyclopedia of Minerals by Petr Korbel & Milan Novak
The Curious Lore of Precious Stones by George Frederick Kunz
The Magic and Science of Jewels and Stones by Isidore Kozminsky
A Book of Precious Stones by Julius Wodiska
The Healing Crystal First Aid Manual by Michael Gienger
Please note that gemstones should not be used as a substitute for your prescriptions or alternative treatment for any illness or health problem. Healing gemstones are not the solution but additional help. Always consult your doctor.