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Quartz Meaning: Metaphysical Properties & Uses

Quartz Meaning: Metaphysical Properties & Uses
Quartz occurs in many varieties, is found all over the planet, and is generally accepted as being the most powerful healing and energy amplifier of all crystals.

Generic Properties of Quartz 

Quartz has a unique helical spiral crystalline form which is responsible for its remarkable effectiveness as an amplifier. Studies have shown that the effects of Acupuncture needles increase by ten percent when the needles are coated with Quartz and that a Quartz point reduces fuel consumption if attached to the fuel line of a vehicle.


Quartz Mandala
Quartz absorbs, stores, releases, and regulates energy and is also excellent at unblocking it within the meridians and energetic systems of the etheric body. As shown by a Kirlian camera, if you hold a piece of quartz in your hand the energy of your bio magnetic field is doubled. You can also have fun testing the powers of quartz by experimenting with static electricity. Rub a balloon vigorously against a natural material such as a woolen jumper, or your own hair, and see how a Quartz crystal dispels it more quickly than anything else.


The reason why Quartz is known as the Master Healer Stone is because it works at a vibrational level attuned to the specific energy requirements of the person needing healing. It also works to ascertain the spiritual needs of anyone who is looking to develop their spiritual practice, enhance their personal growth or form deeper connections with their spiritual selves.

Varieties of Quartz

Clear Crystal Quartz

Clear Quartz is a must for inclusion in nay crystal collection. Its uses are so varied, and its power so strong, that it can be used for almost anything you care to mention, from manifesting desires to easing physical pain.

Clear Quartz

Spiritually, its credentials are no less dramatic. Clear Quartz is said to raise spiritual energy to its highest possible level. It contains every color within its structure and works on all levels of being. Clear Quartz acts like a storehouse for spiritual vibrations and knowledge. It is almost like a natural library in this respect as it has the ability to absorb and retain spiritual wisdom. it enhances psychic abilities and helps to make your spiritual purpose clear.

Clear Quartz is one of the best crystals to use for programming. When you wish to work on manifesting your goals, dreams, or material resources you may choose to create a grid or mandala to help you to focus and meditate on this. You will find that instructions as to how to achieve this often refer to “programming” your crystals in order to get the maximum effects. Clear Quartz is ideal for this purpose as it acts like a sponge in its ability to absorb your intentions and thoughts. After all, thoughts are energy, and Quartz is an energetic super crystal.

  • To program your Quartz, you need to prepare yourself and your space before you begin.
  • Clear and cleanse your space and hold your Quartz crystal under clear running water.
  • Take some time to phrase your intentions in the best possible way for maximum results.
  • This entails using only positive language and keeping your requests and desires in the present tense. For example, if you want to manifest more money, your intention might say “I have everything I need to meet my material needs. I have an abundance of wealth in my life”
  • Your intentions can be longer than this if you wish to add more detail. It is a good idea to write these phrases down before you start the ritual. It is surprisingly easy to slip into using negative language of you are not concentrating and telling your Quartz crystal what you do NOT want will confuse the situation and dilute the power of your intentions.


Smokey Quartz

Smoky Quartz

Smokey Quartz is excellent for grounding and anchoring you in times of crisis or panic. It is protective and has a strong link with the Earth and with the Base chakra. It fortifies resolve and helps to manage stress.

Smokey Quartz is also a good antidote to “sick building syndrome” and blocks geopathic stress. It clears and cleanses the atmosphere of negative thought patterns and vibrations, brining in a positive vibration to fill the space.

Psychologically, Smokey Quartz is said to relieve fear and help lift negative feelings. It is also believed to be beneficial for those who do not feel quite “at home” in their own skins. It promotes self-esteem and encourages acceptance of the physical body.

Rose Quartz

Rose Quartz

Rose Quartz is the crystal to call upon for all kinds of love. It represents unconditional love on every level and is closely aligned in its vibrational frequency with the Heart chakra.

Use Rose Quartz in healing grids to bring love and harmony into relationships. You can program your Rose Quartz in the same way as Clear Quartz to bring a new partner into your life or rekindle the passion and love in an existing partnership.

You can use it in healing grids to encourage harmony within families and to open the Hearts of everyone concerned when there is conflict or misunderstanding.

Rose Quartz also teaches us the importance of self-love and self-care. It reminds us to fall in love with ourselves so that we treat our bodies and minds with the care, respect, and nurturing compassion we might show to our loved ones and children.

Rose Quartz has a calm, serene, vibration that gently disperses negativity from your energy field and replaces it with loving, comforting vibrations to promote mental and physical well-being.

Rutilated Quartz

Rutilated Quartz

Rutilated Quartz is generally held to have the highest spiritual vibration of the crystals in the Quartz family. It is said to hold the perfect balance of cosmic light and to shed this light upon the soul, opening the way for spiritual growth and development.

Rutilated Quartz is often used in shamanic journeys and astral travel as it is said to open portals in space and time. If you ever wish to open your own Akashic records Rutilated Quartz can protect you and ease the process of this kind of self-discovery.

It is sometimes used by therapists in past-life healing to draw off dis-ease from the past and to promote insights into events from past lives that may have an impact on the present.

This stone is said to be an excellent aid to forgiveness. It supports us in forgiving ourselves as well as others, brings understanding and wisdom and encourages the Heart to open to the power of forgiveness so that heartache can be healed.

Wearing handmade jewelry is a great way to take advantage of a stone's energy throughout the day. At Tejas Beads we carry a large selection of quartz beads for jewelry making in a variety of types, shapes, cuts, and finishes.

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