Rutilated Quartz is said to be an illuminator for the soul, promoting spiritual growth. It is believed to cleanse and energise the aura, Drawing off negative energy and disease, allowing us to let go of the past. Rutilated Quartz is also thought to give protection against the ill thoughts of others. It is said to help reach the root of problems and facilitates transitions and a change of direction. It is also believed to soothe dark moods, relieve fears, phobias and anxiety.