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The stone meanings on this page cover the section of the alphabet Q To R, as there are so many stones that the pages are divided up nder alphabetic groups
This contents of this table has been has been put together from information to be found on various pages in other parts of this web-site.
The name of some of the stones or crystals may be marked with a link, which tells you that you may find more detailed information in an article dedicated to that stone, on another page.
If you want to learn more about a specific stone, and a word is highlighted you can go to the full article. You simply click on the link, and this will take you to the page for that crystal.
The Q to R Stone Meanings table below is specific to this section of the alphabetical list. This table below may help you to find various stone meanings more quickly. There is also another table following this, which relates to the chakra stones.
It shows which chakra the specific stone or crystal may heal, and provides a link to follow to the specific chakra's article, which has in-depth information about that chakra.
Some stones may be able to heal more than one area of the body, so they may be found in more than one chakra area within the table.
The various chakra stones below will heal different chakras.
For more detailed information on the specific chakra that each individual stone will heal, please see the chakra stone table.
Please note that there is also detailed information for each chakra... and you need only click on the highlighted chakra name to go it.
There are short summaries below, with stone meanings of each crystal, including a short summary of the beautiful Pink Rose Quartz Crystal, so that you can decide if you would like to learn more about that stone.
So if you need to know more, please check out the articles about each of the chakras, or for an overview of all the stones, see the page on crystals by chakras.
If you are not exactly sure what chakras are and feel you would like to have the meanings of the chakras explained, please go to the article which gives you a overview of each of the chakras.
Quantum Quattro is a natural combination of Dioptase, Shattuckite, Malachite, Chrysocolla and Smokey Quartz.
This mixture is a potent combination, as all of the minerals that make up this stone are powerful healing crystals in their own right.
When they come together the stone meanings relate to a strong ability to aid the body to heal, and they are specifically helpful to assist the immune system and the DNA.
They have a powerful action within both the heart and thymus chakra... or higher heart, and are an excellent stone to aid grief.
This is a good psychic protection stone that is useful to use during channeling, to prevent any negative entities from taking hold.
Quartzite is also known as Snow Quartz or White Quartz. It is said to contain tiny bubbles of gas or water. It has stone meanings that help to support you while you are learning life lessons.
It assists you to understand your emotional responses and has a more feminine vibration.
All types of quartz are highly programmable and this is the same as clear quartz in that it will amplify the energy of other stones it is combined with.
Like most white crystals this stone vibrates within the higher chakras.
Que Sera Crystals are also known as Vulcanite. It is a stone with a quite amazing vibration.
According to Melody this stone is from one of the grand formations of the planet, meaning that all these stones have the same properties regardless of their actual physical make-up!
They embody what Melody calls UPS (uninterruptible power supply) They resonate very strongly within the higher chakras in particular.
It has a number of quite interesting stone meanings and its qualities keep unfolding as you use it. It helps you to become aware of the different options that are available to you as your life unfolds.
These stones have a strong energy that works quickly to boost clairaudience and may very obviously strengthen your psychic hearing.
It assists you to get answers to questions, but take care with this... as once the question is asked it is said that you will get the answer.
This is an altogether unusual stone that vibrates to the words of the song of the same name, Que Sera, sera, whatever will be, will be.
Rainbow Calcite is a name that applies to any color of Calcite that has a rainbow within it.
Although it may be easier to see the rainbows within the clear optical calcite, you may find them in other colors, so look to see if you have any rainbows in your pieces of Calcite crystals.
The stone meanings of the crystal that they are in applies first, and as well the Rainbow Calcite stones have particular qualities that relate to the presence of a rainbow within them.
The rainbow is a gift from spirit, from the guardian of that crystal to you.
These rainbows bring harmony into your life, and help you to release negativity. You may use them at all chakras to heal you, to open, cleanse and release any discordant energy that may be present.
They bring a loving gift from spirit that is visible each time you look at the rainbow within the crystal.
Rainbow Fluorite has bands of varying colors within the stone... and depending on the actual colors, particular crystals may have different stone meanings.
These stones will aid Indigo children to feel safe and loved.
The energy of this stone helps to provide for the transfer of information at the time of contact with your guides.
This contact may be with both the angelic kingdom or with your spirit guides.
It is also a very protective stone, and is said to shield you against psychic attack.
Rainbow Mayanite is a type of quartz that looks quite unusual, similar to Golden Healer quartz but with more color in it.
The vibration of these crystals is quite unusual and very powerful, and they are strong healing stones.
They have a very high vibration, that works wonderfully when used in meditation. They work on the etheric level to remove whatever is trapped there.
This includes attachments and cords that may have come from relationships, as well as hooks and implants from this life or from past lives.
The stone meanings of these stunning crystals relates to how they help you to work to release old patterning you have been retaining. This can include releasing and clearing past life issues, as well as stuff absorbed during your current lifetime.
The energy of this crystal helps you to attract healing guides and the angels, whose assistance is powerful to aid you to use its energy wisely. It's energy is also very supportive to allow you to move forward on a new path in life with renewed joy and purpose.
Rainbow Moonstone offers to the world an energy offering psychic protection... as well as transmutation of negativity.
It is a stunning stone that carries the vibration of the Goddess. Meditation with it may allow us to more easily make contact with her energy, and with the energy of nature spirits.
It is a beautiful stone for improving the relationships between the mother and child, including issues of a karmic nature.
One of the interesting stone meanings is that it is said that if you wear Moonstone as a pendant it encourages you to accept your psychic abilities.
Rainbow Obsidian is a stone to aid the emotions... and it helps you to release emotional problems from your past.
The energy of this stone is unusual... in that it take you down into the deep dark depths of your being to find your light.
With the aid of this stone you create a bridge that takes you to the place where healing of old emotional issues can occur.
It has a strong spiritual grounding vibration... and it will cleanse and align all of the chakras.
Rainbow Quartz is a one of the quartz configurations. There is more information on specific quartz configurations in the article on quartz configuration and makeup.
Rainbow Quartz is a one of the quartz configurations. There is more information on specific quartz configurations in the article on quartz configurations and their makeup.
Rainforest Jasper is also known as Green Rhyolite, and is a strong stone to help you to understand who you really are.
It aids personal healing and helps you to move forward in your life.
The stone meanings pertain to its deep connection with nature and with plants, trees and animals... and with Mother Gaia herself that you gain from this stone.
This energy will help you to deal with the strong need for change on the planet.
If you are person who is passionate about the earth and who feels that it is time to step forward to help heal the earth, then the energy of this stone will be of benefit to you.
Realgar crystals are very beautiful, but you need to take great care if you decide to use them, as they are an arsenic sulfide stone, which means they are poisonous.
Please do not ever use them to make elixirs and wash your hands carefully after touching them.
The stone meanings of these beautiful crystals relate to their strong energy within the lower chakras.
They may stimulate your sexuality, and they are known to open and align the solar plexus chakra.
Realgar may enhance the intellect and stimulate analytical thinking and may help you if you are studying.
These stones are sensitive to air and will break down easily, which means they need to put away carefully after use.
Red Aventurine contains quartz in its makeup, so it may amplify the energy of other stones that it is combined with.
The stone meanings tell us that it may bring you added vitality, as it stimulates blood cell production and aids the immune system.
It is a stone of sexuality, creativity and mental stimulation, aiding you to manifest through taking action.
It comes in a few shades of red, and you can see the sparkly mica inclusions in the stones.
Red Calcite comes in a few different shades of red, including orange-red with transparent areas in the stone.
The stone meanings of all colors in this group relate to how they will uplift you emotionally.
While all are strong base chakra stones, others may also resonate within the sacral chakra as well.
Red calcite will help to make a connection to the heart chakra, and their vibration may help to gently energize you.
Their healing properties pertain to how they can help menstrual problems and other female related issues, as well as regulating hormones, aiding the kidneys and pancreas and assisting the healing of broken bones.
Red Jasper is a strong grounding stone, that may enhance your endurance.
The stone meanings relate to its action to create a better energy flow within your auric field.
It may activate kundalini stimulation, and the raising of the kundalini serpent, which resides at the base of the spine.
This is both a highly spiritual experience as well as a sexual experience.
Red Jasper is very helpful for healing any dysfunction of the procreative area of the body, and it will also assist anyone who has any sexual dysfunctions, including impotence.
Red Spinel connects the base and heart chakra, and this helps you to feel more tolerant of others who may not think in ways that are in alignment with your ideas and ideals.
This crystal is good for helping to create a more loving personal relationship, both physically and emotionally.
Red Spinel has stone meanings that tell us it will aid you to feel better physically.
It is a strong base chakra stone that will align the base chakra and help one to feel stronger physically. It helps you if you are in fear, or feeling depressed or anxious, and using it is one of the methods to help stress.
Red Tigers Eye is also known as Ox Eye. It may be produced by heating the golden brown crystals, which creates new and different metaphysical properties, although its stone meanings are similar in many respects to Golden Tigers Eye stone.
This is a useful crystal to wear on you, to boost your personal power and they have a good energy to enhance your creativity.
If you are a women who works in a male dominated workplace, this is a strong stone for you to use to help you to get ahead, without giving up your femininity.
If you are working with anyone who displays inappropriate or sexist behavior, including using sexually explicit language, it may be helpful to place one or more of these stones on your desk, as their vibration may help.
They also has good properties to help to calm angry people, but remember to cleanse them regularly under running water.
Rhodolite Garnet will work on the combined energies of the base chakra, heart and crown chakras.
It will activate your ability to make connection to your guides and also allow you to manifest your hearts desires.
Their stone meanings relate to these being crystals that will help to heal emotional problems, including feelings of shame or guilt.
Through the use of this stone you may allow yourself to receive an abundance of love, and they may help to elevate feelings of worthiness and adequacy.
Rhodochrosite are pink crystals that have a lovely energy, and are excellent base chakra, solar plexus chakra and heart chakra stones.
The heart chakra is all about love, and in this case the love vibration is directed towards the self.
Used at the solar plexus chakra, it will even clear inner child emotional problems or those that have come through from a past life.
This is an excellent stone to use for healing your own emotional problems.
Rhodonite is a strong stone to generate feelings of altruism and generosity. It is an excellent stone to use in meditation and will assist you to discover your gifts and talents.
This pink crystal stimulates acceptance and forgiveness, aids emotional healing of relationship problems and calms you when you are angry, fearful, panicky or stressed.
You may then use them to aid both yourself and others. They help you to find and understand your life's purpose, and how you can utilize your gifts in service to the Divine spirit.
They will also aid you to build your self esteem, as you understand how you can more fully love yourself.
Rhodizite crystals are usually very small, but they have a powerful energy, so size is not really an issue.
Their vibration can be felt by most people quite easily, and they have a strong resonance at the higher chakras.
Their energy is neither negative or neutral, but have a truly powerful positive resonance.
When you hold them, you might feel a pleasant zing of energy, and their vibration may cause a flash of heat to go through your body.
They will boost the energy of other crystals they are used with, and are excellent to use with manifestation crystals.
They are known to magnify your thoughts, but do keep your thoughts focused as they may accentuate what you are thinking, and give you a different result to what you expect.
Rosasite crystals are blue-green stones with a fairly unusual energy. Their stone meanings relate to the use of mantras.
If you use them in meditation, or if you sleep with one under your pillow, their vibration may help you to discover your own special personal mantra, that you can use to assist your life.
They have other excellent attributes, including the way they may boost your memory and help you to recall information about a range of subjects you have previously known about.
They are also excellent stones to help you to reaffirm your personal trust in the way that the universe works. They may strengthen your conviction about the things that you were told when you visited the higher realms, and your belief in their truth.
This is especially valuable when the information obtained cannot be discovered by using the normal senses, only experienced in other ways. Your confidence in this knowledge can be beneficial, and may be utilized in your life.
Rose Quartz Crystal resonates Goddess Energy and is one of the foremost stones representing the Feminine Principle.
It is about the concept of 'loving', not only on the physical level but on the deeper emotional and spiritual levels.
It is especially powerful to heal the upper chakras, both including and above the heart chakra.
It can stimulate the throat chakra, the third eye chakra and the crown chakra, and bring their vibrations into line with the heart's, as they beat as one, with the vibration of love and compassion.
To read more about the meaning of crystals made of quartz, read the article on quartz varieties or the summary of healing with quartz crystals.
Rubellite is the red variety of Tourmaline, so it is also known as Red Tourmaline.
These stones range in color from dark pink through to pinkish red shades, but are quite a lot darker than pink tourmaline is.
Their stone meanings strongly relate to the heart chakra, both physically and emotionally.
They are an excellent stone for anyone who needs healing of physical heart ailments, as they are known to assist healing. It may help anyone who is going through relationship problems, as it helps to elevate passionate feelings.
It gives you increased strength to deal with difficult situations, especially those that make you feel fear or pain. At the base chakra it helps you to feel more comfortable with accepting abundance.
This red crystal may create a connection between the base and heart chakra, bringing courage and acceptance of love and support from others. At the sacral chakra, it can help to revitalize you, and may enhance creativity.
It may bring you an increase of resilience and staying power, and it energizes the sacral area, which is closely related to sexual health.
Ruby in Fuchsite is a combination of two quite lovely stones, Red Ruby and Green Fuchsite, and both have a strong heart based energy.
These are lovely stones to aid healing, and they may assist both physical and emotional healing. They have a number of useful stone meanings, and they will help a number of health issues.
This includes aiding the immune system and infections, as well as helping the body to heal from spinal column and repetitive strain injuries.
The green Fuchsite in this stone makes it a good stone to aid contact with elemental beings. The combination with the Ruby Stone makes this a highly energetically positive stone, that stimulates motivation and the desire to succeed.
Its vibration is also helpful to stimulate your interest in life when you are feeling lethargic and lack inspiration.
Ruby In Kyanite is an excellent combination, because the Kyanite in the stone stops the Ruby section from absorbing negative energy.
You may benefit from reading the articles on Blue Kyanite and Ruby Stone, as the stone meanings of each component in the mixture, will allow you to gain greater clarity on the metaphysical properties of this crystal.
This combination is good to enhance lucid dreaming, and it may assist you to remember you dreams more easily if you have it close to your third eye while you are asleep.
It has an excellent healing action particularly helping the throat and heart areas, and its energy works within the heart to assist you to deal with grief.
It is a lovely stone to use for meditation, and it may assist you to enter the astral plane and to make a connection with your spirit guides once you are there. Its energy is an asset to aid manifestation, and it may aid you to be more organized.
Ruby Stone is a beautiful crystal and is well known to be a stone of gemstone quality.
The alchemical properties of imparting a sense of bliss and encouraging passion for life, may be part the reason why it has always been popular.
It is powerful for creating a shield against psychic attack, and will create clear visualization through its stimulation of the pineal gland.
It will aid your sexuality and give you strength and help you to overcome exhaustion.
Rutilated Quartz are quartz crystals with inclusions of Rutile within their being. The most powerful stones have tiny needle like pieces within the stone. They may be in a variety of colors.
Each color has a specific vibration, but all are powerful energy stones. The black and red-gold inclusions aid the physical body and the silver will enhance intuition.
Golden Rutilated Quartz is not on this stone meanings page, but the meaning of crystals like these can be read on the page dedicated to this stone.
Golden Rutile in Quartz has its own specific article where a wealth of detailed information on this stone is available.
Rutile is a quite extraordinary stone that acts like an antennae to the Divine mind. It works within all chakras and aids you to tune into others and understand their intentions.
It has strong amplification qualities, and so is powerful to magnify the other qualities of stones that it is included within.
Although most people are familiar with Golden Rutile it may also be found in other colors, including reddish brown, red and black.
This is a useful stone to aid you to overcome writers block as it helps to amplify your creative gifts.
See the Stone Meanings of Rutilated Quartz above for extra information. When Golden Rutile occurs in quartz, it is called Golden Rutilated Quartz, see the photo above, showing a beautiful piece of this stone.
Note: when the threads of rutile are within clear quartz, that creates a stone with an amazing vibration!
Melody's Encyclopedia... Love Is In The Earth, is a book that covers more than most. This book gives you so much information, and covers so many crystals that on its own is almost a reference library.
The crystal books shown below are very in-depth crystal reference books. While I have my favorites, all of the authors have been in the crystal industry for many years, and any one of their books are good to have on hand.
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