Quartz crystals aren't always the prettiest thing in the world when you first pull them out of the ground. Here's how to clean quartz crystals with a step by step guide.

Whether it’s due to dirt or iron-staining, quartz crystals often need some cleaning to be ready for display. Let’s dig into the heart of the matter and I’ll teach you how to clean quartz crystals, step-by-step.

How To Clean Quartz Crystals

1. Dawn Soap 2. Dental Pick Set 3. Iron Out Stain Remover 4. Baking Soda 5. Plastic Bucket 6. Nitril Gloves

What You'll Need:

First step is simply to wash off all of the loose dirt and grime off of the crystals

1. Give Them a Wash

Dry the crystals with a paper towel or dish rag. Examine the results of your work. In some cases, this will be all that’s needed and you’ll now be done with the crystal.

3. Dry and Examine the Results

While not harmless, Iron Out is much safer to use than stronger acids and has a long history of use for cleaning stones.

4. Use Iron Out for Stain Removal (if necessary)

Mix ⅓ cup of Iron Out per gallon of water and soak the crystals for 1-12 hours.

Make a baking soda solution of 2 tablespoons per gallon of water and soak the crystals for 10-15 minutes.

5. Neutralize and Dry