A faceted rutile body with faceted citrine head angel set in sterling silver.
Rutile is found in long needle like prismatic crystals that are often then grown over by clear quartz crystal. Rutile Crystals are a rather rare occurrence; usually you see them inside another mineral such as quartz and sold as rutilated quartz. Rutilated quartz, is a type of quartz with the needle like rutile (a titanium dioxide mineral), included in it. The rutile needles can be reddish, which is what rutile means in Latin, or they may be golden, silvery, or on very rare occasions, greenish, blue and violet. Rutile has been known to represent the lovely hair of Venus and when in quartz is also known as angel hair quartz. Rutilated quartz is reputed to be an energizing stone that helps get energy moving on all levels. When found in quartz it is said to bring strength with love, ease transition and aid growth in all avenues of one's personnel development. It is also said to attract love and stabilize relationships. Rutilated quartz is said to be particularly effective for getting things moving energetically and can help to get the chakras functioning at their correct spin and balance. Rutile is used for healing the aura, balancing out the energies and repelling negativity. It helps to get to the root of any problem with in the mind, which is causing dis-ease, leading to a remedy before it reaches the physical body as disease. Emotionally, rutilated quartz is said to be very helpful in uncovering the causes of mental issues and hang-ups and is reputed to diminish fear. It is said that it can also ease loneliness and relieve guilt, thereby bringing happiness. It has been used to help one get out of a rut in life as well as for stabilizing emotions and mental processes, making clear the thought patterns and emotional reactions to situations. Rutilated quartz is also said to increase one's self-reliance and ability to find one's own way. It is a stone for stabilizing relationships particularly psychological issues with the father figure. In the psychic and spiritual realms, rutilated quartz is used for meditation, spiritual communications, and dream work. It is particularly good for seeking higher spiritual. Rutilated quartz is also used to deflect negative energies and unwanted energetic, psychic, and magical interferences. Rutile has been known to aid during astral work, giving insight to the places visited, allowing this knowledge to be used in the material world when you return to the physical body. Physically, rutilated quartz is said to be beneficial for food disorders, the immune system, and regeneration of tissue, fatigue, depression, and respiratory illness, stability of all physical systems and general health, as well as absorption of nutrients from food. Rutilated quartz is associated with the solar plexus chakra, and is sometimes considered a link between the root and crown chakras. Astrologically it associates to Gemini and Taurus. Chakra: 1st root chakra; Muladhara, 4th heart chakra; Anahata and 7th Crown chakra; Sarahasara.
Citrine is found as translucent golden crystals in the form of geodes and crystals. It is created when amethyst is gently heated in the earth's crust which causes the purple crystals to turn golden yellow. Citrine is known as the "success stone" because it promotes success, prosperity, and abundance. It particularly promotes success in business, earning it another nickname, "merchant's stone", and is said to bring money if put in the cashbox of a shop or carried in a purse. Citrine is a stone of good fortune. It is a stone of manifestation, helping manifest abundance in many ways. Along with prosperity and good fortune, citrine imparts generosity, to share the wealth. Citrine dissipates negative energies of all kinds. It also does not absorb any negative energy from its surroundings, and thus never needs energetic cleansing. Citrine can be used to clear unwanted energies from the environment. Family issues caused by negative energies can also be resolved and cleared with citrine. Since citrine eliminates negative energies, it helps generate stability in all areas, and is good for general protection. In the mental area, citrine enhances mental clarity, confidence, and will power. It also increases creativity and promotes honesty. Emotionally, citrine relieves depression, self-doubt, anger, and irrational mood swings. Citrine is a stone that brings happiness and cheer to one who carries or wears it. Citrine also reduces self-destructive tendencies. Citrine helps eliminate fears caused by others' ideas and suggestions. It can help one overcome emotional traumas and grief. In the psychic and spiritual realms, citrine is good for general psychic awareness and spiritual development; it fine tunes the third eye for more sensitive vision work so we can perceive the subtle. Citrine clears the aura of negative energies and influences. It is also very useful for meditation. Citrine helps with confidence and giving you the ability to conquer your fears. It is also excellent for dream recall and dream work. Physically, citrine is beneficial for the digestion, stomach, eliminating nightmares and other sleep disturbances, thyroid, general health, heart, kidney, liver, muscles, strength, endocrine system, circulatory system, tissue regeneration, urinary system, immune system. Citrine is also good for removing toxins, and overcoming addictions. Citrine is associated with the solar plexus chakra.The Angelic Realms...