This Instructible details the design and construction of Autumn's Light, a fall faerie themed quartz topped staff, complete with 3D printed parts and plenty of LED awesomeness!
The LED controller has several key features:
There are Four major parts to the project:
This is probably one of the more challenging parts of the project, as large pieces of quartz can be hard to come by.
What you are looking for is a mostly clear piece of quartz, with some but not too many cracks and clouds.
Here near Portland Oregon, the best place I've found for crystals is Mystery Gallery: http://www.mysterygalleryrocks.com/ They have great rocks and crystals at incredible prices!