Clear Quartz

Clear Quartz is the most versatile healing stone amongst all crystals. Known as the ‘master healer’, it is able to amplify energy as well as the effects of other crystals. It is often also used to cleanse other crystals, helping to clear stagnant energy and charge them back to their optimum frequency.

Quartz is an extremely adaptable stone that can be programmed and used for just about any metaphysical purpose. When programming Quartz, it will match the vibrations of one’s intentions and desired outcomes for inner or outer purposes.

During meditation, Quartz will allow any messages projected from one's higher self to become clear, aiding one to take a deeper journey towards their inner self. Quartz promotes general expansion of consciousness and will also allow one’s dreams to remain fresh in the mind upon waking up. It will stimulate the mind to reflect upon these dreams and aid in finding the potential messages and meanings behind them.

Global Mining Sites

This variety of quartz is the most abundant mineral known to our planet, as it can be found on almost every continent in the world. Even though quartz makes up a huge portion of the Earth’s surface, there are only three places in the world that have enough high quality crystal to warrant mining - Brazil, Madagascar, and the Arkansas region in the USA.

History

Quartz contributed greatly to the development of ancient civilizations like Atlantis and Lemuria. The ancient Lemurians understood that Quartz can be used to open the chakra systems and to advance spiritually to higher levels of consciousness. It was also known that Quartz can be of great help to connect and amplify the energy of all other precious minerals.

Quartz quickly became a staple in all known spiritual civilizations such as the Romans, Egyptians, Mayans, Celts, Aztecs and Native American Indians. The reason being it was understood to be a tool of such immense energetic power. Quartz was deemed so vital to the ancient Romans that some would present the crystal with offerings of food and drink. It is said that the misuse of these crystals is what induced the destruction of these civilizations.

It was first referred to as “Crystallus” in 77 AD by Pliny the Elder, a naval/army commander and renowned philosopher of the Early Roman Empire. The name Quartz comes from the Greek word for ice, as they believed it to be extremely frozen water that would never thaw. In Japan it was known as the “perfect jewel”, because they believed it symbolised purity, perseverance, patience, and peace.

Appearance

Quartz is a Silicon dioxide mineral that forms in translucent masses and clusters. They occur in a variety of shapes, although most of them are of a similar hexagonal structure. The highest and purest quality Clear Quartz is the most clear and less cloudy, and sometimes with rainbow hues, often depending on the way it forms and the temperature it withstands.

Which Crystals to Pair with?

Clear Quartz and Hematite bring balance to your mind, body and spirit by grounding your energy and clearing your head. The clarity of mind that Clear Quartz helps you achieve, combined with the stability of Hematite, allows you to get back into alignment.

Another great combination is Apache Tear and Clear Quartz. Apache Tear is a form of Obsidian that shields your emotions, while Clear Quartz amplifies its protective qualities further by helping to repair the aura.

Healing Properties

Associations

Zodiacs:   All
Planet:   Sun
Element:   All

Physical Charcteristics

Hardness:   7
Mineral Species:   Quartz
Chemical Formula:   Silicon Dioxide (SiO2)
Lustre:   Vitreous

Chakra

Energetically, Quartz can be used to clear and stimulate all chakra systems and energy points in the body. It is especially useful in working with the crown and the third eye. When placing a Quartz crystal on the Third Eye during meditation, one will notice an increased sense of clarity and focus, allowing one to achieve the “empty” state of mind necessary for effective meditative states.

Clear Quartz also specialises in helping to activate the crown chakra. The Crown Chakra is your energetic passageway from your basic consciousness to your Higher Self aka your spiritual antenna. If you are willing to accept and receive insight from your higher self, place a piece of Quartz over the crown chakra. It will open the lines of communication with the higher realms.

Crystal Care

Moon

Sun

Earth

Water

Salt Water

Dry Salt

Smudging

Sound Healing

Reiki

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