Crystal Focus - Rutilated Quartz

Rutilated quartz is a form of clear quartz that is characterized by the presence of “needles” or strands of rutile within the structure of the quartz crystal.

The rutilated quartz is known for its’ cleansing and purifying effect that encourages us to go deep within our own psyche to gain clarity on the duality of the universe.
It can enhance concentration and guide you to develop a better and objective approach to understanding your own psychological state of being.

Emotionally, rutilated quartz soothes dark moods and alleviate depression. This stone is said to relieve phobias, anxiety and fears. It counters self-hatred, releases constrictions and also promotes forgiveness at all levels. It is also believed to be an "Illuminator for the soul", those who wear it will exude a brighter aura with improved complexion.

Rutilated quartz is quite popular among business-minded people as it prepares one to face new challenges with confidence, enhances concentration, improves foresight and gives you the ability to identify people who are negatively affecting your business and people with ill-intentions towards you, whether in your career or relationship.

The green rutilated quartz is a powerful heart chakra stone, known to bring transformation to one’s health. It promotes spiritual expansion, drawing off negative energy to protect the heart. It is also said to be great in alleviating energy depletion and exhaustion. Rutilated quartz is always about transformation and the green rutilated quartz brings transformation of health.

Hold the stone in your hand as you meditate, and channel the crystal with your intentions. You will be flooded with energy. If you are struggling with your health, use this stone to turn the healing tides.

Green rutilated quartz is mainly found in Madagascar, Brazil, South Africa, India, Sri Lanka, Germany and Switzerland.


Black rutilated quartz, on the other hand, symbolizes spiritual growth. It’s known to remove negative energy and purify toxic thoughts. This allows the wearer to release past issues and resistance one may encounter on their spiritual path. Black rutilated quartz absorbs any negative thoughts or worries and helps the wearer attract positive energy.