Strawberry Quartz is a rare type of Quartz crystal with red inclusions. Also known as Red Fire Quartz but not to be mistaken for Rose Quartz, Strawberry Quartz. It gets its strawberry colour from the red inclusions which are strands of iron...
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Strawberry Quartz is a rare type of Quartz crystal with red inclusions. Also known as Red Fire Quartz but not to be mistaken for Rose Quartz, Strawberry Quartz. It gets its strawberry colour from the red inclusions which are strands of iron oxide. It’s a calming and soothing crystal that brings love and understanding, but it also can energize and revitalize.
Physical Energy Properties: Stimulates energy throughout the body and mind. It helps the heart and circulation. Good for pregnancy and birth, as well as helping the newborn baby grow strong.
Emotional Energy Properties: Brings calm to the subtle energy body. It’s an excellent stone to have when you’re getting back on your path in life. It can help you gain insights about yourself and the things you may wish to work on. It can also help you gain wisdom. It helps to create a loving space.
Chakras: Connected with the Heart Chakra
Astrological signs: Related to Libra
History: It’s said that the stone was first found in Mexico, and it started to become available in gem shows in the 1970s. People say that the location it was found in is kept a secret, but that didn’t stop people from nearly depleting the mines where it was found.
Where it's found: Found in Russia. Kazakhstan, and in Brazil.
Variations, Rarity and Value: Some of the iron oxide inclusions are microscopic which doesn’t make the Quartz very red or pink. Other crystals will have distinct red flakes and needles. There are four different types of iron oxides found in Quartz crystals. These include Lepidocrocite, Limonite, Goethite and Hematite. A lot of Strawberry Quartz can be glass that is manufactured to look like the crystal. Strawberry Quartz is one of the types of Fruit quartz which is a general trade term for crystals that go by names like Blueberry quartz, Cherry quartz or even Pineapple quartz and other fruits. These stones are usually made into stones, beads or pendants. Or made into decorative objects.
How to use it: Strawberry Quartz can help you gain energy in your body and mind. Perfect for if you feel fatigued. It will uplift you and bring you newfound energy. Wear the stone near your heart chakra or hold when you need a boost of energy. A wonderful stone to use in meditation and intention setting.