As the name suggests, rose quartz is simply beautiful. The stone has a lovely rosy or dusky pink appearance which makes it ideal as a decorative stone.
The Rose Quartz stone was so popular that rose quartz stone masks had been recovered from Egyptian and Roman tombs.
The stone masks were thought to clear the complexion and remove wrinkles in the wearer.
Imagine how much trouble the marketing department would get into nowadays.
Can you picture the add?
"One Silly Trick this 67-Year-Old Woman Uses to be Wrinkle Free. So Powerful it was Used by the Ancient Egyptians."
The stone was honoured in Tibetan, Indian and Chinese culture and it continues to be one of the most popular stones for carving in China.
However, apart from its beautiful appearance and excellent lustre, Rose Quartz also has healing properties that can be quite powerful.
If you are new to the use of crystals in healing, take a look at what Rose Quartz can do for you. Skip down below to the Rose Quartz benefits for more details.
The beautiful dusky pink stone is nothing but a quartz crystal that has absorbed minerals like manganese and titanium.
Depending on the depth of the stone and the minerals it contains, the stone colour may vary from a blush pale, pale pink to a dark rosy dusky pink.
Depending on where the stone was mined, it may also contain trace or fibre inclusions of rutile or a borosilicate similar to dumortierite.
This inclusion produces a lovely star or cat's eye like effect in the stone which makes it ideal for use in jewellery.
Most of the best quality stones come from China, Brazil and the US.
Having said that, you can buy Rose Quartz in the form of:
Such is the beauty and popularity, the shapes mentioned above represent a small fraction of the amazing number of ideas people have carved out of Rose Quartz.
Rose Quartz is extremely famous for its healing properties.
The stone is reputed to help the wearer attract love and keep it.
It also seems to be quite effective in protecting the wearer from pain and disappointment. In short, it seems to have a strong effect on emotional health and well-being.
Rose quartz is extremely popular in Feng Shui, and you will find a range of objects containing rose quartz that are used as love cures.
Mandarin ducks, wealth pots, hearts, pots and gourds tied with a red string are particularly effective in Feng Shui if they are made from rose quartz.
The main reason for the stone's strength is the manganese and titanium it contains. This mineral content is particularly helpful in calming and healing the mind.
Here are the top three benefits of the wonderful Rose Quartz crystal.
Although most people do use rose quartz to attract a mate, the stone is useful, increasing self-awareness.
It can help you understand your true self and love yourself irrespective of the situation you are in.
Self-awareness and acceptance are two of the most beautiful healing powers of rose quartz. It's also an excellent stone for people who find it difficult to accept love from another as they feel unworthy.
2. Heart chakra
Rose quartz has a very strong effect on the heart. It can open up your mind to love and soothes negative influences immediately.
The best way to use the stone is by sprinkling your home with rose quartz chunks or carved rose quartz pieces.
Most people use natural Rose Quartz crystal chunks and place them around their garden outside. The natural chunks are perfect for the outdoors.
The stone can also be used by a person on themselves as well as on other people as a healing stone.
Another option is to meditate with the stone held in your hand. The lines of your hand can connect with the stone's energy and clear out your heart chakra.
Physiologically, the rose quartz stone is considered a powerful healing stone.
It has been suggested it can improve circulation, boost neuron connectivity, and even accelerate healing. But never use any crystal to replace the advice of a qualified doctor.
As it works on the heart, some people suggest it can help set your intention to focus more on your heart.
The idea here is to use the Rose Quartz as a prompt to be grateful and think about the amazing body you have and how your heart can pump blood all around your body.
Because it's so beautiful!
Yes, rose quartz is wonderfully translucent while having a soothing colour that immediately relaxes your mind and body.
Or imagine gifting a Rose Quartz gem tree to a close friend or loved one.
In fact, Rose Quartz is such a great gift idea, which we wrote a blog post titled the Top 7 Rose Quartz Crystal Gift Ideas for 2017.
Folklore is so special. Their stories are so amazing to visualise and paint such a dramatic and clear picture.
If you are born in the month of January, then the rose quartz along with garnet is your birthstone. If you are close enough to Christmas, it may mean you get fewer presents, but at least you have the most beautiful stone as your birthstone.
The dusky pink of the stone pairs well with the blood red of garnets and it is a common combination found in jewellery as well.
For zodiac enthusiasts, the rose quartz stone is the considered the birthstone for Taureans.
So if you have a Taurean friend and their birthday is coming up, why not get them a beautiful Rose Quartz crystal to show your love.
Although rose quartz benefits are numerous, it is a highly attractive stone. It combines exceedingly well with diamonds and pearls and is commonly found set in sterling silver as pendants, bracelets, and earrings.
If you want to focus the love of your significant other, I cannot recommend any other Stone: rose quartz is the way to go.
And of course, no one will say no to a beautiful piece of jewellery!
You can buy Rose Quartz crystals right here. Just click on 'View Product' on any crystal below. A page will open up with more details about each one.
Most of the Rose Quartz crystals are small and light weight, so shipping in Australia is very cheap. You will see the shipping costs when you add the items to your shopping card and then put in your post code.
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Peace and Love.