Rose Quartz, is the one of the most common varieties of Quartz. It is found throughout the globe in fairly large quantities and generally occurs with no crystal faces or edges. It can occur with hazy to transparent opacity. Called Rose for its soft pink resembling blushing rose bushes, its color variety ranges from pale pink to deep red depending on the saturation of titanium, iron or other trace minerals within it.
Rose Quartz is also called Pink Quartz or Hyaline Quartz, from the Greek hyalos, meaning “glass,” and was referred to in antiquity as a Bohemian or Silesian Ruby.
Crystal System: Triclinic
Energy Vibration: 7
Zodiac Sign: Libra and Taurus
Beneficial For: Calming, Coping with Grief, Emotional Healing, Emotional Strength and Stability, Fear, Forgiveness, Guilt, Jealousy, Love, Reducing Stress or Tension, and Relationships
Rose Quartz is known as the stone of love, or the heart. It has been recorded as being used for love tokens as early as 600 B.C. and is still used today a token for affection in relationships. Rose Quartz, is ideal for attracting new love, romance and intimacy. It supports connection within groups and community, and carries a high spiritual attunement to the Earth, Universe, and the Divine. Rose Quartz also promote finding beauty in oneself and in others. It can also stimulate the imagination, art and music. Rose Quartz was highly desired in the Ancient World for physical attractiveness, youth, and was used as funerary masks in Egyptian tombs. The Ancient Tibetans also honored the stone in their meditations, and it continues to be used in Modern day for chants and
other ritual carvings. inspires the love of beauty, in oneself and others, in nature, and especially that which stimulates the imagination - art, music and the written word. Prized in the ancient world for its powers of physical beautification, facial masks of Rose Quartz have been recovered from Egyptian tombs, thought by the Egyptians and Romans to clear the complexion and prevent wrinkles. It was also a stone honored by the Tibetan and Oriental cultures, and continues to be one of the major carving stones of China.