Free form wands are uniquely cut from a larger piece of stone. They are often used for massage. Using a free form wand, a masseuse is able to soothe, relax, align, or energize the particular part of the body that the wand is being applied to. Quartz is a member of the largest family of stones, the silica group, it is the second most abundant mineral in the Earths continental crust. Since antiquity, it has been used to make jewellery and carvings. As a healing stone, it is known as the master stone, once thought to be solidified light. Special characteristics of storing (programming), amplifying and transmitting thoughts and energy. It is said to activate the pineal and pituitary glands. Quartz is excellent for meditation and accessing the higher self and guides.