Rose Quartz Rough
25-30mm - Sold Individually
Crystal Details: Rose Quartz is one of the most common varieties of the Quartz family. It is found in abundance around the world and occurs in massive form. It is hazy to translucent and its name is derived from its soft rose colour. Rose Quartz is very stable and will not fade with heat or direct sunlight.
Chemical Composition: SiO2 (silicon dioxide with impurities)
Hardness: On Mohs scale of mineral hardness - grade 7 (1 being softest, 10 being hardest)
Colour: Ranges from very pale pink to deep reddish-pink. It also contains microscopic fibre inclusions of rutile which can cause a shimmer effect. It is hazy to translucent and its name is derived from its soft rose colour.
Uses: Crystals are a gift of nature that have been cherished and appreciated by humankind for for millennia. There are countless ways we can incorporate crystals into our daily lives. Placed around the home, worn as jewellery or simply held in the hand they remind us of our relationship with nature and Mother Earth.
It is known that crystals, due to their atomic makeup, hold heat and focus light energy, the often used example is quartz crystals being used in watches to generate an electric charge. Beyond this, it is said that crystals and gemstones have different energies that can be used to enhance your own energetic vibrations. Each gemstone is known for its unique 'energetic' properties.
Properties: Love – Peace - Fertility – Grief - Harmony
The heart crystal. A soft and gentle, soothing crystal, the crystal of unconditional love and infinite peace. ideal emotional healing and for promoting receptivity to beauty. It can encourage us to release unexpressed emotions and softens heartache and grief. It is useful in times of trauma and brings peace, calm and reassurance that all will be well. Useful in meditation to strengthen affirmations and intention. Strengthens empathy and sensitivity and restores harmony where there has been discord. Encourages forgiveness and sooths emotions such as anger and jealousy. Attracts and inspires love of oneself and of others.
Tip: Because of its soft and gentle properties, it is useful to use alongside stronger, more challenging crystals.
Historical Uses/Folklore: In Egyptian legend, Isis used rose quartz to maintain her divine youth and beauty. In Greek legend, Cupid and Eros brought rose quartz to humankind in hope that it would 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 revered 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.
Chakra: Heart (Anahata)
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- Please note that all metaphysical or healing properties listed are collected from various sources. This information is offered as a service and not meant to treat medical conditions. Mandara Crystals does not guarantee the validity of any of these statements.