Written By Liz Oakes
The stone meanings on this page cover the section of the alphabet Q and R.
As there are so many stones on this site, the pages are divided up into alphabetic groups. There is a grid below with photos of each of the stones starting with these specific Q-R letters.
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.
The Q to R stone meanings photo grid below is specific to this section of the alphabetical list, and this will help you to discover the many healing crystals for you to learn about in this alpha section.
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 there are stones that may interest you in another part of the alphabet, you can find out the stone meanings in these categories easily.
You can also see if anything you haven't found is located on its own individual page by taking a look at the sitemap... see link at the bottom of this page.
Chakras: At the bottom of the page below the stone meanings is a list that relates to the Q-R 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 list.
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.
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 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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
For extra information, see the Stone Meanings of Rutilated Quartz by clicking on the link in the photo grid above.
When Golden Rutile occurs in quartz, it is called Golden Rutilated Quartz. 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.
To read reviews of a range of Crystal Books Click Here.
If there are stones that may interest you in another part of the alphabet, or to find out the stone meanings of a specific crystal, stone or topic that you think might be somewhere on this site, check out my sitemap page, link below to assist you to find it...