Quartz Crystal grows in many colors and some of the most popular and beloved stones like Amethyst and Citrine are quartz, even though it is not in the name.
By wearing multiple kinds of quartz, or incorporating them in to one piece of jewelry, we are able to experience and harness combinations of the crystals special uses and indications.
Composed of silicon and oxygen (silicon dioxide), quartz is a key component in a wide array of minerals designated as “silicates.” Quartz occurs as prismatic hexagonal crystals as well as in dense fibrous or grainy formations without visible crystals.
When people speak of “crystals”, they are usually referring to Clear Quartz also known as Rock Crystal or Ice Crystal. Representing the Crown Chakra, Clear Quartz promotes openness, self-esteem, and clarity of mind and spirit.
Some Other Kinds of Quartz Crystal
Amethyst is connected to the Temperance card in the tarot, representing balance. It is a stone dedicated to curbing overindulgence and bad habits. It is an excellent aid to quitting smoking, drinking, and drug use. It can provide the strength needed to obtain freedom from addictive personalities, one’s own or that of another.
Citrine helps us to accept joy in our lives, release anger and negative feelings, and unlearn destructive patterns. An excellent crystal for overcomingdepression, Citrine reduces sensitivity to criticism and inspires creativity and self-expression.
Rose quartz is a pink quartz, often called the “Love Stone.” It is the stone of unconditional love that opens the Heart Chakra to all forms of love: self-love, family love, platonic love, and romantic love.
Smokey Quartz is a cleansing stone, it protects from, and transmutes negative energies and protects psychically and physically. It is connected to the Root Chakra, promoting luck, prosperity, self-preservation, and grounding.