Iris Quartz, aka Rainbow Quartz, is Clear Quartz that contains fractures within that cause a rainbow effect when turned in the light. Iris Quartz has had trade names associated with it, such as “Aurora Quartz” and “Anandalite”. It is a stone of optimism and reconciliation. Iris Quartz allows us to overcome the disappointments in our lives and to move forward. It gives us courage to get out there and try again.
Physically, Iris Quartz helps with metabolism balance, SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder), cleansing of the kidneys and urinary tract, and easing of menstrual symptoms.
Clear Quartz is often called the "Stone of Power" and can help to amplify any energy or intention. Working with all of the Chakras, Clear Quartz is also known as the "Master Healer", with its very high vibration, and is the most versatile healing stone among the crystals. Clear Quartz is said to protect against negativity, attune to your higher self, and relieve pain. Quartz crystals are very programmable and have a tendency to hold a program much longer than other minerals.