Yin Yang - These crystals are half clear and half cloudy.  Clear quartz is said to represent the yang, the masculine
energy of power, force, strength and creativity. While cloudy crystal represents the yang or the feminine qualities
of love, communication and receptivity.  A Yin Yang crystal is said to promote the balance of masculine and
feminine energies on both mental and physical levels.
Master Crystals are recognized by their unique shapes or qualities. Master crystals are said to be teachers that
possess the ability to bring messages of enlightenment to those who attune to them.
Barnacle – These occur when small quartz crystals are attached to the sides or face of a large quartz crystal. Ideal
for promoting group or family cooperation. Can also be used to gain insight when meditating on a group or family
problem.  It is also said they make a great companion after losing a loved one.
Bridge – Also known as a penetrator or Inner Child Crystal.  A bridge is a smaller crystal that penetrates a larger
crystal.  It serves as a bridge between the worlds and provides access to the inner realms.  It also facilitates
bridging between the self and others.  A great crystal for spiritual teachers to help
connect with their students.
Cathedral - (Also known as Lightbraries or Light Libraries) Cathedrals appear as if they're made up of many
parts when they are in fact one single crystal. These crystals are said to vibrate with frequency of the universal
mind.  It is said that Cathedrals are destined to attract and record the thought forms that are in alignment with the
supreme intelligence or mind of god and then convert it into a language that man can understand.
Channeling Crystals - These Master crystals have a large 7 sided face at the front opposite a perfect triangle.  
Channeling crystals are used to connect with our souls true self and channel and express our inner wisdom and
truth.
Clear Quartz – This stone is considered the most powerful healing stone.  It has the ability to receive, activate,
transmit, store and amplify energy.  A great meditation stone, it activates all levels of consciousness.  It is also
useful for clearing and activating the energy centers of the body.
Devic Temples - Devas are said to be inner plane spirits that reside within the crystal.  Crystals with multiple
fractures, inclusions, rainbows and wispy fairy frost are known as devic temples, these are the perfect contact
point for Devas to communicate with us.  Devas are there to guide us on our spiritual path.  Often a Devic temple
will appear to have a figure inside it or some sort of inner landscape or image of a temple.  They may also have
interesting etchings and marking on the body or face.
Double Terminated Quartz – These stones have a point or termination at both ends.  As they can emit and
receive energy from both ends they’re especially useful for sharing and exchanging energy.  They are very useful
when used in healing.  They promote alignment and balance.  They are excellent for directing energy between the
chakras.  They are also used to amplify the energy of other crystals.  One of the best known double terminated
Quartz Crystals are "Herkimer Diamonds" from Herkimer County in New York.
Dolphin Crystal – A crystal with another crystal attached that appears to be riding alongside it.  Also known as a
Mother Crystal or a Teacher Crystal. Promotes protection.
Dow - Recognized by the 6 faces alternating between triangles and seven sided facets.  This crystal can be used to
express the deepest inner truth. These crystals combine the qualities of channeling and transmitter crystals.
Fairy Frost – Fairy frost is created by inclusions of water, air or gas within the crystal.  The presence of fairy
frost indicates that the crystal is a devic temple.
Future Time Link - A crystal with a small parallelogram face leaning towards the right.  It is believed to be a
window to the future that enables us to access information from our future selves.
Generator – A 6 sided crystal with evenly spaced sides and equally sized faces that meet at a single point known
as the generator point.  These crystals are considered the ultimate generators of power and are very useful as
meditation and channeling crystals.
Golden Healer – A Quartz Crystal that contain inclusions of the golden yellow mineral Iron Oxide.  A powerful
healing stone for all healing situations.
Isis – An Isis face is 5 sided and symmetrical.  These crystals contain a powerful Goddess energy and are useful
for working with feminine energies.
Key – Also known as a doorway or gateway.  A key is a 3 or 6 sided indentation on the side of a crystal where
another crystal was once attached.  A key can provide access to information that is normally hidden.  Very useful
for problem solving, unlocking blocks in the unconscious, and opening the doors to healing.
Rainbows - Light being refracted by the prismatic effect of a crack or inclusion can create beautiful rainbows
within a crystal.  Crystals that contain rainbows promote happiness, can ease sadness and depression and help
overcome negativity.
Record Keepers - Recognized by small etched or raised perfect triangles on the outer surface of a quartz crystal.  
Once considered rare these record keepers are becoming more and more common.  Some say the time is right for
these crystals to share the information they hold.  Like the name suggests Record Keepers allow us access to
information from the past.  A sunken record keeper triangle is said to give us access to information about anyone
or anything while the more common raised triangle allows us to access personal past information.

You can access the information contained within the crystal by meditating with
it.  After entering a meditative state you can hold the crystal in your receptive hand or place the face with the
triangle on your third eye chakra or any other chakra that you feel will be open to receiving the information.  Just
relax and become aware of the messages being given to you.
Past Time Link – A crystal with a small parallelogram face leaning towards the left. It is believed to be a
window to the past.
Single Terminated/ Crystal point – A crystal with one termination.  Useful for directing energy.
Tabular / Tabby - These crystals are recognizable as having two opposite sides that are much wider than the
other sides.  They have a flattened appearance. It is said that these crystals act as a bridge between the heart and
mind and also between the adult self and the child self.  A powerful communication tool that facilitates the
understanding of ideas and concepts and helps with the expression of ideas.  They are also useful in balancing the
energies between two people.
Transmitter - These crystals have a perfect triangle in the center that is connected by 2 symmetrical seven sided
faces on both sides of the triangle.  These crystals can help us find answers to our questions by transmitting out
thoughts out into the universe in order to receive a response.
Twin - A twin crystal is two crystals that have grown together and are attached side by side to a common base.  
They promote communication and togetherness.   Also called a soul mate crystal they help us find our soul mate.  
An excellent crystal for working on relationships.
WindowWindows are a diamond shaped face between two larger faces.  They serve as a window to the soul.  
Useful for gaining clarity and direction.