Written By Liz Oakes
The stone meanings below are specifically related to crystals and stones in the alphabetic group R.
You can read the meanings of individual stones in this alpha group. There is a photo grid below showing the crystals starting with R which is the subject of this page.
There are a large number of crystals in this specific section of the alphabet.
You may be helped to discover the many healing crystals for you to learn about in the R alpha section by checking the photos at the top first.
To help you to find various stone meanings more quickly you will see some words or names highlighted. If you want to learn more about a specific stone look for these below.
This means that you can go to a full article about the specific healing stone.
You simply click on the link, and this will take you to the specific page for that crystal.
If a crystal or stone does not have its own in-depth page, you'll find a brief rundown on the stone properties, below the photo grid to help you to understand how to use the stone.
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 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.
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.
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 configurations and their makeup.
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 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 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 are fearful, or are feeling depressed or anxious. Using this red stone 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.
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.
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.
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.
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 a powerful high vibration stone, and an excellent combination of minerals. This is 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.
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.
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 as Golden Rutilated Quartz is popular, 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.
When Rutile of any color occurs as an inclusion in quartz, it is called Rutilated Quartz. Note: when the threads of rutile are within clear quartz, that creates a stone with an amazing vibration!