The Uses of Quartz in Magick
Some of the major varieties of quartz are Amethyst, Citrine, Carnelian, Snow Quartz, Prasiolite, Agate, Morion, Chalcedony, Onyx, Tiger's Eye, Jasper, Rose Quartz, Aventurine and Smoky Quartz.
Citrine helps you reach your goals. It aides in bringing your thoughts, desires and dreams into reality. It works best in the areas of happiness, money, your career and communication. Wearing it in jewelry brings joy into your life and helps eliminate self-destructive behaviors.
Used in magick this stone protects its wearer from evil spirits, the evil eye and negative energy that was sent directly to them from another person. Carnelian also helps control tempers, ease fears, increase confidence and is a natural energy booster. It speeds up the healing of the mind and body.
Also known as Milky Quartz and White Quartz, this stone helps to calm you down. It provides extra energy to help you eliminate mental stress and improve focus. As a healing stone it helps in accelerating the healing process and is good for problems on the face and head. Used in meditation it brings you thoughts of inner wisdom and brings out your inner strength. Snow Quartz is similar to Clear Quartz but its healing properties are not as strong. If used together the two make a wonderful healing combination that can be used for any illness.
Amethyst is mined primarily in North America in the state of Arizona and in the country of Brazil in South America. In Brazil if the amethyst is exposed to heat of least 932 degrees Fahrenheit it turns into Prasiolite. This stone has other names such as Green Quartz, Lime Citrine, Green Amethyst and Vermaine. Prasiolite is a rare stone and is said to help strengthen ones mind, help you control emotions and bring prosperity.
Wearing agate will cleanse your aura and also help balance your spiritual, mental and physical self. It can be used to aide in any type of healing, working extremely well for stress and indigestion problems. This stone has also been known to promote creativity, a healthy garden, healthy blood and concentration.
When Smokey Quartz is exposed to the earth's natural radiation from Uranium it turns a dark opaque black color. Morion is very rare and also very powerful. It provides its wearer with protection and helps one to face their personal demons.
Native Americans have always used this stone in ceremonial magick. It promotes emotional strength, decreases mental illness and helps heal the eyes, bones and other parts of the body. It has been used to reduce fevers and give better eyesight.
Onyx is a black or brown stone with white bands. Holding it in your hands takes away your stress, worries and fears. Wear this stone if you suffer from ulcers, epilepsy, glaucoma, heart trouble or hearing problems. Used in meditation Onyx is a great grounding stone and helps you release stress.
Tiger's Eye helps you focus your mind and concentrate on one or many goals at a time. It clears your mind from the busy everyday thoughts and surrounds you with a barrier to block out unneeded information when used in meditation. Tiger's Eye also gives you courage to act on what you believe in or what you feel is right. First it assist you in finding an answer by quieting your mind then it gives you courage and luck to help you put your conclusion or goals into action. Tiger's Eye is also a good scrying stone.
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It can be worn to rid oneself of an addiction or bad habit. Worn at night Amethyst can help you sleep and induce prophetic dreams. Used during meditation it opens the third eye and raises psychic awareness. If you are depressed or have a lot of stress in your life Amethyst can help calm your nerves and bring you a sense of peace.
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Jasper is a protective stone. It increases your ability to relax and gently nurtures you. Relieves all female related illnesses and provides comfort during childbirth. The Native American's use Jasper in rain ceremonies.
This is the stone of love. It can be used for loving yourself or others. It increases the loving bonds between you and another person in any situation whether it be a simple friendship or your spouse. By increasing the love in your life it also reduces stress and brings you happiness.
When low on energy this stone can give you an energy boost. It also gives you luck, courage and creativity.
Smoky Quartz is good for relieving depression, removing harmful and negative energy, protection from psychic attacks and promoting overall good health.