Name: Quartz Barnacle
Origin: (13th century), from the Greek krystallos, meaning ice. Used in the breastplate of the ancient high priest. Native American Indians, African tribes, Egyptians, Mayans, Aztecs, Australian, Aborigines, Romans, Celts, Scots and Tibetan Buddhists relied on Quartz to recognise the origin of disease.
Description: A large crystal covered with various small ones
Healing properties: Used to resolve family or group problems. Enhances cooperativeness, especially for teachers. Helps one to cope with the loss of a loved person or animal.