harlequin quartz

This type of Quartz has inclusions of Lepidochrosite, Hematite & Titanium these show within the Quartz as beautiful purple to pinkish red & silver splatters of colour. Quartz is a significant component of many igneous, metamorphic & sedimentary rocks. It is one of the most common minerals found on the Earth’s surface & in the Earth's continental crust. However Harlequin Quartz is not overly common & can be difficult to find. 

Historically Quartz has been revered by many ancient cultures. The Romans & Greeks used it as a powerful talisman, the Egyptians believed it gave the wearer long life. Indigenous peoples of Australia & Americas used it to induce visions & for shamanic rituals. All cultures have crafted jewellery from various Quartz varieties for thousands of years. One of the oldest known examples discovered in the Mesopotamian region (current day Iraq), was Rose Quartz beads dating back to approximately 7000BC.

Quartz has unique physical properties which have made it a vital component of human industrial evolution starting with flint arrow heads all the way to sophisticated electronic equipment. It is heat resistant & piezoelectric, therefore it accumulates an electric charge when mechanical stress is applied. It oscillates at a perfect, steady vibration a characteristic vital in the development of time pieces & clocks, it is still used today in quality time keeping instruments.

Metaphysical Properties
Harlequin Quartz has an immense strength it can greatly expand ones energy field & is highly protective. Harlequins bring the gift of insight teaching one how to slay inner dragons & conquer external ones. They support one to stand in their own power without fear of persecution. These crystal allies are very well balanced with both masculine & feminine energies. They help readjust the energies within the body to bring balance & harmony within. They can also be used to focus a specific energy to enhance its attributes, if one is in a situation where they need to be more masculine or feminine these crystals will aid in achieving it. They are great for aiding the development of skills & help one adapt to different environments.

Harlequins open the root, heart & crown chakra creating an Earth anchor & transmitting radiant love through ones entire being, excellent for self healing & helping others heal in either close proximity or distance healing.
Harlequins act like an energetic sword cutting out attachments & energy hooks. They repair damaged auras & regenerate all of the bodies energy fields. They make a powerful talisman or amulet, when harnessed correctly they protect from demonic or dark entity influences or attack, neutralise psychic attacks, curses & spells, they deflect all negativity or ill will.  

These crystals connect to the higher realms, they are very good at helping one to travel between worlds & see the unseen, excellent for astral travelling & visiting alternate dimensions. They can be used to penetrate veils between worlds & communicate with other beings. Particularly good for connecting with guides, guardians, deities & being of divinity.

For those new to the practice of dimensional travel or walking between worlds Harlequins are an excellent teacher & guide they open lines of communication to channel higher learning & universal wisdom. They also help integrate various energy streams to gain a better understanding of how to shift energies & manifest vibration into reality.

For those experienced in walking between worlds this is a particularly helpful tool Harlequin Quartz not only provides an energetic sword with highly protective qualities it facilitates the return process by anchoring one into the physical realm as well as sustaining a tether to the soul body, with harlequins one does not necessarily need to follow their steps back they can simply open another portal home.

For those whom consider themselves or have been tasked as protectors & light warriors Harlequins are a ‘game changer’ their strength & resilience is unparalleled & they will always point the way to truth, love & light.

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Group: Quartz (Silicate-Tectosilicate)
Crystal System: Trigonal
Composition: SiO2 with Iron & Titanium inclusions  
Form/Habit: Prismatic
Hardness: 7
Cleavage: None
Fracture: Conchoidal
Lustre: Vitreous
Streak: White
Specific Gravity: 2.65
Transparency: Transparent, translucent, opaque
R.I: 1.544 to 1.553
Colour: Colourless, Brown, Black, Pink, Violet, White, Orange, Purple, Red
Birefringence: 0.009
Pleochroism: Weakly Dichroic
Fluorescence: None

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