Quartz crystals are comprised of silicon dioxide and they form in a wide variety of different colors and types.
Many are transparent or translucent and they are configured in many different ways, and in a range of attractive colors.
Many of the stones made from quartz have powerful healing qualities. Their attributes are quite diverse and many have potent vibrations.
Quartz has many excellent qualities including being able to be programmed, and this makes it a powerful stone to use to assist you to manifest those things you desire.
Quartz is used by industry because of its piezoelectric qualities and its amplification properties. It is this specific quality that makes these stones very powerful for metaphysical purposes, and creates strong healing attributes within the stones.
The name quartz comes from an old Anglo-Saxon word 'Quertz', and these stones have also been known as rock crystal. Because there are such a wide assortment of different types of quartz crystal, they can be found all over the world.
They are the most prolific type of crystals found on the earth, and will be found on all continents and in most countries in the world. As Quartz forms in a wide variety of different colors and types, it is possible to obtain them quite easily.
Many of the pieces of quartz that you see have the classic prismatic shape. The record keeper crystal shown in the image further down this page is an example of the classic shape of quartz of all varieties.
occur in a variety of forms from massive pieces of stone through to
tiny crystals on a matrix. Yet depending on the specific type, and where
it comes from, they can actually grow in a variety of ways.
There are enormous variations, with many different quartz configurations and formations and growing habits. Each of the various types of quartz may have different inclusions within the basic quartz structure.
These inclusions contribute to each quartz type both a characteristic color and distinctive metaphysical properties, which is why quartz has so many variations.
This means you will possibly find them naturally growing in the place where you live. They may not always be the beautiful specimen stones but they are still quartz crystals.
Any type of quartz is beautiful to wear as they aid the energy to reach
where it is needed more easily. Wearing a beautiful piece of jewelry
that is also such a potent healing tool is very helpful.
This piece includes three different quartz crystals, with bright yellow Citrine, Purple Amethyst and the lovely Ametrine stone all in the one pendant.
Ametrine is quite striking as it is a mixture of two colors and many quartz stones have very bright colors.
It is possible to buy beautiful quartz pendants in a variety of
different colors. The combination of the strong healing attributes and
the beautiful stones makes quartz jewelry very popular.
Wearing any type of natural crystals, such as a pendant, ring or other jewelry, keeps them within your aura. This means that you are constantly able to utilize the vibration they emit.
Clusters of Amethyst can be used to aid you to cleanse your jewelry. Simply place your ring or pendant on top of a cluster of lovely Amethyst Crystals overnight, to cleanse it of negativity.
There are many popular types of quartz, and the colored varieties such as the lovely bright Yellow Citrine, Pink Rose Quartz or the lovely purple Amethyst, are easy to buy.
The clear or white crystals are very popular, and they come in many different configurations, like this interesting record keeper shown here.
If you wish to add one to your collection there are a range of different Quartz Crystals in a variety of shapes and colors, with various attributes.
As there are a large number of articles on this site about individual crystals, the stone you are interested in may have more information written about it. A good number of the stone types have had in-depth articles written dedicated to them, and reading these is the best way to learn more about specific stones.
If you want to discover more about individual crystals, check if the name under their picture is highlighted with a link. If it is, simply click on the picture or the link to go to the specific page. This may give you more ideas on how best to utilize these particular crystals.
You can also learn more by reading about the attributes of quartz occurring in a specific formation. Newly discovered crystals are still becoming available and where possible these will be added to the site, and you will most easily find them on the pages that cover stones alphabetically.