Aura Quartz are a mix of natural crystals and metal to create a manmade coating, giving the crystals an iridescent, metallic look. The quartz is coated with a given metal to give it that special metallic sheen.

After being coated in metal, the Aura Quartz is then turned into a gemstone and used for decorative purposes and many times created into jewelry.

Types of Aura Quartz

Aura Quartz come in a wide variety of different forms because of the various metals that are used to coat the quartz. These gemstones are commonly used as healing stones for crystal collectors. Below we have listed ten different varieties currently on the market.

1. Aqua

Aqua Aura Quartz is creating by taking clear quartz and bonding it with gold. This procedure produces an electric or sky-blue look. This Aura Quartz is one of the most popular because of its color. 

Crystal healers believe that the gemstone helps boost and strengthen the aura, communication, and psychic abilities while combating negativity, grief, and depression.

2. Champagne

Champagne Aura Quartz is made by bonding clear quartz with either Gold and Indium or with Gold and Iron/Iron Oxide. This gives the quartz a pale, smoky golden look.

The healing properties of this quartz include the ability to link the spiritual and physical worlds, creating a bridge between them to help achieve balance in all dimensions of an individual’s life. It can also be beneficial for muscle spasms, headaches, and helping to free your mind.

3. Rainbow Aura Quartz

Rainbow Aura Quartz is created by bonding clear quartz with fold and titanium and creates a vivid, multi-colored metallic look.

The gemstone is believed to be a “master healer” and is highly beneficial in multidimensional cellular memory healing.

4. Angel

Angel Aura Quartz is created by bonding clear quartz with platinum and silver, which gives it a silvery iridescent color.

Crystal healers believe that Angel Aura Quartz enhances love, promotes peace and brings balance and harmony to your life. It is also believed to help support your immune system.

5. Rosa

Rose Aura Quartz is created by bonding together clear quartz with platinum and sometimes with a little gold or silver. This combination results in a beautiful raspberry-rose metallic color.

This gemstone is said to be a favorite amongst younger girls, especially those that suffer from body image issues or have ever felt deserted or rejected. It is thought to bestow the gift of unconditional love to the individual.

6. Opal

Opal Aura Quartz is created by bonding clear quartz with platinum which creates a beautiful pearly white sheen with an opal-rainbow iridescence.

This gemstone is believed to have a very intense energy that both stimulates and balances the chakras. It is also thought to be able to boost the immune system and soothe burns.

7. Ruby

Ruby Aura Quartz is created similarly to Rose Aura Quartz, but with a slightly different bonding process. It still uses clear quartz with platinum and sometimes gold or silver, and the altered bonding process creates a deep ruby-red metallic color.

Ruby Aura Quartz is believed to help the endocrine system and aid in the treatments for sciatica, lower back and slipped disks. Some crystal healers also think that it can act as a natural antibiotic for fungal infections and parasites.

8. Tangerine

Tangerine Aura Quartz is created by bonding together clear quartz with gold and iron which produces a bright yellow-orange metallic color.

Crystal healers believe that this gemstone provides a cleansing, energetic flow through the body while also stimulating creativity. It is even thought to help enhance sexuality, help support and oxygenate the blood and liver while also aiding in overcoming anemia.

9. Tanzine

Tanzine Aura Quartz is a result of clear quartz bonded with gold and indium which creates an indigo color and soft metallic sheen.

Some crystal healers believe that this stone can help reduce physical pain and brings mental clarity. This is a favorite amongst those who practice meditation because it offers deep spiritual comfort.

10. Sunshine

Sunshine Aura Quartz is created by bonding clear quartz with gold and platinum and results in a bright yellow crystal with an iridescent shine.

Crystal healers believe that Sunshine Aura Quartz has a number of healing properties and helps to bring the body into balance. Some believe it can aid in the absorption of vitamin A, D, and E and can be useful in treating Seasonal Affective Disorder.

The Beauty of Metal-Coated Crystals

Mixing natural crystals with metal can result in some rather amazing looking gemstones. While many believe in the healing properties, many of these stones are later turned into different pieces of jewelry, each with their own distinct look, and all of them beautiful.