Colours/shades will vary. Sizes are approximate. Spheres will picked at random.
ABOUT: Rose Quartz is a pink form of quartz. It is also known as Hyaline Quartz. It has a pale to dusky pink colouring and a translucent transparency. It can be cloudy, smoky or clear. It also has a hexagonal crystal system and is a silicon dioxide mineral.
FOUND: Brazil, Madagascar, South Dakota, South Africa, India, Japan and Namibia.
DID YOU KNOW?…. As the story goes, Aphrodite, the goddess of love, once cut herself by accident while trying to save her lover, Adonis. When their blood mixed together, it stained quartz a subtle pink, and hence rose quartz was born.
In another tale, Cupid used rose quartz to inspire love between people.
EMOTIONAL PROPERTIES: Rose Quartz is well known for its healing properties. It’s the universal stone of unconditional love and infinite peace.
The wearer is said to attract and keep love and is good for all relationships, whether for love or friendship. So whilst all this love is flowing around, if you’re unattached, Rose Quartz doesn’t forget about you! It’s extremely beneficial for self love and self awareness, which in turn, promotes good emotional well-being from within as it opens the heart, bringing deep inner healing & making you receptive to love.
It is also calming and beneficial in times of crisis.
If you’re already attached, it restores love & harmony.
PHYSICAL HEALING: Being all about love, this crystal strengthens the heart and circulatory system. It is said to increase fertility.
For issues with chest and lungs, place over the thymus. It is also meant to help the kidneys, dementia, Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s.
ZODIAC: Taurus ♉️ Libra ♎️ Scorpio ♏️
ZODIAC STONE: Taurus ♉️
BIRTHSTONE MONTH: January (traditional)
WEDDING ANNIVERSARY: 2nd Year
AFFIRMATION: I accept myself in who I am. I open up my heart to give and receive love unconditionally.
WORKS WELL WITH: Clear quartz, amethyst, citrine, garnet.
PLACEMENTS: Rose quartz is best worn over the heart.
To attract love ~ place by the bedside and/or the relationship corner of a room.
Wear a bracelet on the left for receiving healing and right to give.
For use during meditation, try holding a piece in your hand and it will clear the lines of your heart chakra.
CLEANING AND CARE: Cleanse by smudging or washing with soapy water, ideally moon water, and place it in a full moon or under a sunbeam for 4-8 hours. Charge by placing on selenite or a clear quartz cluster.
HOW TO SPOT A FAKE: Rose Quartz is a common stone and shouldn’t have a need to be faked. However, it should be smooth and glossy to the touch and clear and translucent to the eye. If you find air bubbles inside, this is a fake.
MINERAL FAMILY: Quartz
CHEMICAL FORMULA: SiO2
HARDNESS ON THE MOHS SCALE: 7 (1 being the softest, 10 the hardest)
(Never stop taking your regular prescriptions, always seek medical consultations from your physician. This is a guide. I am not medically trained.)