Faden is German for fibre, which refers to the white string or yarn-like inclusion that runs down the centre of the crystal, usually for its entire length. The crystals have a tabular habit, meaning they are flat.
Faden Quartz is known as a crystal of connection. It can help supports the connective forces between self and a chosen recipient. Faden Quartz creates and maintains an ethereal connection with others on this plane, on other planes and dimensions.This crystal is a good tool for astral travel and the exploration of parallel dimensions of one’s reality. The “thread” found within the crystal is said to represent the “silver cord” that attaches to the subtle body to the physical during out of body experiences. Faden Quartz is one of the crystals that resonates with energy promoting astral travel and offers protection while travelling on this physical plane and other dimensions. This crystal has been known to enhance self-healing and provide a direction for personal growth, the integration of fragmented soul parts, and balances emotional stability.