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Clear Quartz Meaning | Full Guide on Healing and Properties


Three clear quartz crystals on display

What is the Meaning of Clear Quartz?

Clear Quartz Crystal is not a basic crystal. It is an extremely powerful crystal.  It is one the most common crystals on Earth! Quartz forms a part of the Earth’s crust. It is known as silicon dioxide. Many crystals fall into the quartz family. Quartz has a very unique and beautiful crystalline structure. When it forms, it creates this beautiful spiral that ascends like a spiral staircase. It is perfect!

Clear Quartz is known as the master healer and can be used to amplify the energy of other crystals.  There are many modern uses of clear quartz as well as holistic and spiritual uses.  It has been proven to be able to absorb, store, regulate, and release energy.  It is a great tool to use to help with any blockages and can help unblocking them.

Clear quartz crystal ball from medieval era

Where did the Name Clear Quartz come from?

The meaning of the word “Quartz” comes from the Greek word “Kryos”, which means ice. 

Clear quartz does look like an icicle so the name is fitting. The Moh’s level of hardness for the clear quartz crystal is 7. Clear Quartz in its natural and pure form is called Rock Crystal.

Other types of quartz are aventurine, amethyst, ametrine, rose quartz, smoky quartz, blue quartz, tiger’s eye, tangerine quartz, phantom quartz, aqua aura quartz, golden healer quartz,  and many more! The Quartz family is huge! Could you imagine their family reunion?

Clear Quartz History

Crystal balls were used in divination by the Babylonians, Egyptians, Persians, and Romans. They were commonly used by the fortune tellers during the 15th to 17th century in Europe. There is even a history of these crystal balls being used during the 19th century in America!

Scrying with crystal balls made of clear quartz was done by many ancient civilizations.  An extremely famous practitioner was John Dee. He was an advisor to Queen Elizabeth I. His quartz crystal ball is showcased in the British Museum.

Clear quartz is linked to South America as well. Some South American cultures believed that quartz skulls linked them to their ancestors.In Ancient Egypt, large structures were created made from clear quartz. They believed it helped them channel energy from the cosmos.

Clear quartz ancient crystal skull

Clear Quartz Legends and Myths

The Greeks believed that clear quartz was an icicle. They believed it was ice and would never break.  In Australia and South America, they have a myth of a cosmic serpent led by a quartz crystal. This serpent is the creator of life. In Australian mythology, they call quartz crystals, Maban. They believe that Maban is where the shamans were able to draw their power from.

South American countries did many carvings with clear quartz. This is where crystal skulls come from. They believed they were talisman. They would also create clear quartz urns and vessels in order to channel spirits and ancestors.

Clear Quartz Modern Uses

You will be surprised with how many modern uses there are of clear quartz. It can be found in so many things including your cell phone. Clear quartz has the ability to store and transform energy. This is why it is so effective in items like watches, phones, computers, radios, and other circuitry.   Clear Quartz can even be used in vehicles. It is considered an energy saver. When attached to a fuel line for a vehicle, it can help reduce fuel consumption.

Clear Quartz Healing Properties

Clear Quartz is the most powerful healing crystal. It can be used alongside your favorite healing crystal to magnify its properties. There are not many crystals like that.

Clear Quartz just knows what to do. It knows how to help you and works at a vibrational level to tune into the specific energy that is needed.

Physical Effects of Clear Quartz

Clear Quartz crystal can help in healing various ailments related to the physical body like pain in the body, muscles, skin, and joints. Clear Quartz also alleviates intestinal disorders and rids the body of toxins and impurities. It is also useful in those with poor eyesight, ears, and teeth as it helps in improving the health of these organs as well. Clear Quartz can help stimulate the metabolism. Acupuncture needles that are coated in quartz are shown to be more effective than those without. Try adding large clear quartz pieces to your water and create an elixir.

Clear Quartz helps you to reset so that your energy returns to its best state possible. It can help cleanse and protect your organs.

Mind Changing Effects of Clear Quartz

Clear Quartz crystals tend to remove negative thoughts and feelings like grief, melancholy, sorrow, and depression. These crystals are also useful in clearing fear and apprehension, as well anxiety and stress.  Clear Quartz is the stone of self-knowledge, perception, and empowers one's mind.  Quartz crystals help with your concentration. Use quartz to help with your memory and with meditation.  Clear Quartz stores information like a little computer.

Effects on the Soul from Clear Quartz

Clear quartz is a high vibrational crystal. It's not known as the Master Healer for no reason!  Clear Quartz is a powerful metaphysical stone that emanates with energies of clarity, order, and purity. It is a highly protective stone.

Clear Quartz is a stone of clarity, understanding, and cleanses the spiritual body, and connects the soul to the higher self. By clearing away what no longer serves you, clear quartz helps you to reach your potential.

Clear Quartz is a great manifestation crystal. It is an energy amplifier. Clear quartz can be used with any other crystal in a harmonious way. It can help to magnify your intention or the energy of another crystal.  Don’t forget to program your crystals!

Clear Quartz Color Healing

Clear Quartz is all of the colors. Technically, it is clear or a little white. But clear quartz has the ability to act like a prism and naturally amplifies energy.
Quartz crystals with third eye chakra

Clear Quartz & the Chakras

Clear Quartz crystal is a powerful tool for activating all the seven chakras of the human body. Clear quartz is very unique this way. It is a crystal that can be used on any chakra. People suffering from blocked chakras can use this crystal to release any blockages or underactivity. 

Clear Quartz can be placed directly on the third eye Chakra and can also be placed on the Crown Chakra in order to experience a higher consciousness. The Clear Quartz also comes with the power to expand consciousness by enhancing one’s ability to be receptive to greater truths, wisdom, and knowledge.

Clear Quartz  and the Zodiac

Clear quartz can benefit all zodiac signs. It is not necessarily a birthstone. It is a crystal that all zodiac signs can use and benefit from.

Clear Quartz and Feng Shui 

 Clear Quartz in feng shui, is often used to enhance wealth and income. It protects the surrounding area from negative energy.

Clear quartz is considered the master healer. Clear quartz can be placed in the living room to help improve family relationships and create harmony. A clear quartz cluster in your living room will promote a sense of belonging.

It is used to cleanse and purify the energy of the space it is in. 

Keep a clear quartz in any room that you feel has stagnant energy.

How to Use Clear Quartz Daily

Clear quartz is a great stone to have around. It is not a basic crystal. It is an essential crystal. It can be used in your very own crystal grids. You can decorate our home or personal altar with clear quartz. Have clear quartz nearby you when you write out your intentions and goals. Clear Quartz is a powerful manifestation crystal and can help to magnify your intention.

Meditation with Clear Quartz

Clear quartz is a great meditation crystal. Use it next time you meditate. Clear Quartz helps you to be present. It helps with your concentration so that when you meditate you are present. Sometimes we can get distracted during meditation, with our minds going a million miles an hour. Clear Quartz can help you by filtering out distractions during your meditation.

You can hold on to your clear quartz during meditation or you can lay down and place the clear quartz on your crown chakra.

Clear Quartz at Home

Clear quartz is a great stone to have in your home. You can place it anywhere. A great place to have it is in a common area. It can help to harmonize the space. Place your clear quartz in any area where you feel the energy is stagnant. You can place your clear quartz by the door as well.  Clear quartz pairs well with many other crystals including amethyst. Use your clear quartz with other crystals to help magnify their properties.

How to Cleanse Clear Quartz

Cleansing clear quartz is very easy. There are many ways that you can do this. Since it is such a hard crystal, you don’t have to worry too much about damaging it. It will not get damaged in the sun, water, or with salt. Try using smoke to cleanse your clear quartz. If you have allergies or asthma, you can cleanse your clear quartz with the power of the sun, moon, with water, by visualization, or with sound.

There are many options!

Wear Clear Quartz Jewelry

Clear quartz is a great crystal to wear for jewelry. It pairs nicely with other crystals so you can even wear jewelry that is a combination of stones. Clear Quartz is the master healer and can help to boost your energy flow. Depending on your comfort level, you can wear clear quartz jewelry bracelets, necklaces, rings, or simply use clear quartz during meditation.  There are some that carry clear quartz on their person! Think about carrying clear quartz tumbled stones in your pocket, bag, or bra!

Crystals that Compliment Clear Quartz

Rose quartz, tigers eye, tourmaline and selenite on displayClear Quartz is a very abundant crystal. It can be found pretty easily. It is often looked over because it is not flashy or colorful. It in fact is quite special. It is a stone that pairs nicely with so many other stones.  Some combinations include clear quartz and tigers eye. Both stones are for your mind. They help with clarity, getting focused, motivation, and help you to stay on track.

Another combination is tourmaline and clear quartz. Black tourmaline and clear quartz work very well together. Often they combine to make tourmalinated quartz. When these two work together, they are an awesome pair. They are protective and help to shield you from negativity.  One of my favorite combinations is selenite with clear quartz. Both of these stones can be used to cleanse other crystals. The energy together is very purifying and cleansing. 

I feel that clear quartz pairs nicely with any crystal in the quartz family. The quartz family is huge! This includes rose quartz, smoky quartz, and many others.

There is no one size fits all for crystal healing, have fun trying new combinations.