Rose quartz is the stone of love, love for oneself, friends, family, partners, community, and earth. It is known as a stone for opening, healing and activating the intuitive centers of ones body. What makes this stone so powerful is that it acts as a strong magnifier of the heart which is the body’s conscious feeling center. Hence being the stone of unconditional love. Its healing energies help relieve stress and release emotional wounds by calming and cleansing the aura. Its gentle vibrations transform negativity into compassionate understanding. Rose Quartz heals wounds and awakens trust. It reprograms on a cellular level and keeps interactions in a state of harmony.
Chakra: 4 Heart
Chemical Formula: SiO2
Rose Quartz is a silicon dioxide mineral compressed over eons of time at extremely high temperatures and then cooled into a soft pink crystallization of energy. A major part of the earth’s crust contains silicate minerals. This natural compound, silicon (si) and oxygen (O2), are two of the earth’s most abundant materials. A major part of the earth’s crust contains silicate minerals. Quartz is formed in igneous, metamorphic and sedimentary processes. Rose Quartz gets it pink color from when titanium, manganese, and iron are within Quartz. In the human body, manganese is an element that strengthens the body's defenses. It has pain-relieving effects and is great for detoxification. It helps the heart and heart functioning. Titanium strengthens and protects the heart. It also regenerates, renews, and regrows cells. Iron makes metabolism possible and it is present in red blood cells.
There are a number of legends surrounding Rose Quartz. In one Greek tale, Cupid and Eros brought Rose Quartz to humankind in hopes that its wonderful pink color would inspire love and desire in mortals. In an Egyptian legend, Isis used Rose Quartz to maintain her divine youth and beauty. It has been reported that facial masks made of Rose Quartz have been found in the tombs of Ancient Egypt, and it is believed that the ancients felt Rose Quartz would keep their complexions clear and prevent wrinkles. Rose Quartz was also used by ancient Tibetan and Chinese cultures, and some believe that this stone has been used as a token of love as early as 600 BC.
- Small, 1.25" x 1.25" x 1.25"
- Large, 2.5" x 2.5" x 2.5"
Note: Sizes may vary, Crystals are not meant to replace or substitute the recommendations or advice of your physician or healthcare provider. They are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent disease.