Rock crystal is a variety of quartz, which is the most common microelement on Earth.
Theophrastus mistook crystal for petrified ice. From here, apparently, the name of the mineral came from (in Greek, “ice” sounds like “crystallos”).
Rock crystal contains inclusions in the form of needles of rutile or tourmaline, sometimes gold. The varieties of this mineral include smoky crystal – rauchtopaz, yellow crystal – citrine, rose quartz – amethyst.
Black, translucent crystals of rock crystal are called morion. Occultists believed that Morion promotes and facilitates communication with the world of the dead.
Rock crystal is found in the horoscope of different zodiac signs.
With its purity, calmness and composure, it could be useful for Libra to achieve harmony and balance, for Aquarius to maintain high ideals and foresee the future.
Even Leo, the sign of the Sun, in one of the horoscopes claims rock crystal, apparently to cool the temperament. Well, Aries, whose stone is a diamond (transparent and colorless), with financial difficulties, can acquire more affordable rock crystal.
The Greeks and Romans have long used rock crystal for all kinds of jewelry, vases, dishes, goblets, which were covered with fine and beautiful carvings.
Incendiary glasses were especially popular in antiquity – rock crystal balls, with the help of which doctors in Rome used to cauterize wounds.
For the same purpose, crystal was used by the priests in Tibet. This application has a purely physical basis. The sun’s rays passing through quartz become capable of killing pathogenic bacteria.
In modern medicine, the action of an ultraviolet quartz lamp is based on this principle. The priests called such rays divine fire and lit fires in altars with their help.
And for divination, the so-called crystal ball of magicians was used. He served so that sorcerers and wizards could concentrate their attention on him when performing magical actions.
Mediums, in order to fall into a trance, rotated a crystal ball suspended on a silk thread around its axis. Looking at the glare and reflections with which the ball shimmered, they reached the necessary state.
Like a talisman, rock crystal, making a person super-receptive, multiplies ago’s abilities.
As an amulet, crystal clears any space around the owner from negative influences. It is the sharp ends of the crystals that are the purifiers: clean and bright energy flows from them into space.
If the crystal is difficult to get, you can use the shape of a drop or an oval. The ball does the same work, but the energy is distributed differently.
Crystal is called the skin of the planet, through which you can feel the cosmos. It is believed that the transparent mineral is associated with our extrasensory perception.
A crystal ring worn at night gives a restful sleep, relieving nightmares and bad thoughts. Another well-known way is to put an unprocessed rock crystal at the head of the bed for the night.
During the day, it warms, saving you from chills and preventing you from freezing. Wearing a stone in a bracelet helps with diseases of the gallbladder.
In Indian and Tibetan medicine, rock crystal plays a leading role. It is believed that its energy is easily tuned to the frequency of human vibrations, regulates and stabilizes them.
Tibetan lamas call rock crystal crystals alive, because their six faces symbolize the six chakras of a person, converging to the top – the seventh chakra, which is directed upwards into the Cosmos. They use a crystal ball to open the third eye.
Rock crystal promotes growth and development. Rock crystal heals the mind and spirit and is able to transform the usual mental attitudes, primarily fears.
To do this, retire to a semi-dark room, sit cross-legged, and pick up a rock crystal stone. Try to feel how it tunes into your individual energy.
Peer into the depths of the stone: it is believed that in this way you can enhance psychic abilities. Then place the crystal on the center of fear, i.e. the solar plexus, and face your fear.
Do not resist, let into your mind all the doubts associated with this challenge.
Then ask the stone to tell you how to deal with it. The crystal will show you a constructive solution to the problem, and fear will give way to contentment. When finished, thoroughly clean the crystal.
Rock crystal attunes people to each other and connects them together if they have to part, for this each person must save one stone.
With a therapeutic purpose, crystal was used to increase milk in nursing mothers, wet nurses. In this case, it is recommended to wear the crystal in the form of long beads reaching to the chest.
If you wear it on the right side of the body in the area of the liver and gallbladder, then it normalizes the functions of these organs.