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Rutilated Quartz


2nd Chakra Symbol

2nd or Sacral Chakra
Color of orange
Sanskrit: Swadhisthana

Rutile Quartz or Rutilated Quartz expands the transmission of light and information entering the aura body, clears and expands the hara and kundalini channels and chakras. Magnifies all positive energy entering the aura and dispells all negative energy and energy blockages. Speeds opening or releasing and intensifies that process.

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What is Kundalini?

The Crystal System...

Rutilated Quartz has a trigonal/tetragonal crystal system. It is in the mineral class of oxides, the Quartz family. Basically, it consists of needle-shaped rutile crystals that have been enclosed by the Quartz.

When tiny needles of silver or gold are found in quartz, they are another crystal form called rutile. The rutile needles can range from brown with copper red to the most familiar golden fibers. It is formed in a primary manner, magmatically in pegmatites or by a hydrothermal process in clefts.


Rutilated Quartz can be used to meditate with, in stone circles or for wearing. If worn it is most beneficial on the chest or solar plexus.


Rutilated Quartz provides new hope, independence and spiritual greatness. It helps us to defend ourselves without losing sight of our goals.


Rutilated Quartz provides a mood lifting and antidepressive effect. It can dissolve hidden fears and free us from anxiety. It can also help with sexual problems caused from severe tension (ie. potency problems and premature ejaculation).


Rutilated Quartz helps develop our vision in assisting us to think big and not limit our visionary powers because of presupposed circumstances.


Rutilated Quartz helps with diseases of the respiratory tract, particularly with bronchitis. It will stimulate the regenerating power of all cells and the flow of energy and body growth. It has also been known to encourage an upright posture.

Zodiac Affinity...

Rutilated Quartz has a special affinity with Sagittarius. It has a Projective energy, its planets are the Sun and Moon and its Elements are Fire and Water.


In ancient times, Rutilated Quartz was known as Venus Hair. Some ancients thought it was captured sunlight and believed it to be helpful for dark moods and for coughs. Even today, the primary reason to consider applying a Rutilated Quartz is that it heightens whatever energetic influence the Quartz has and helps direct that boosted energy to problem areas.

Rutilated Quartz has also been used through the centuries during magical rituals either by being worn or placed on the alter to increase the effectiveness of your magic.