Rose Quartz – A Stone Of The Heart is the most popular variety of Quartz, especially during San Valentin because it is also known as the Love Stone ♥ .
“If you don’t love me, it does not matter, anyway I can love for both of us.” Stendhal
Rose Quartz is very appreciated since ancient times for its beauty and powerful loving energy. Rose Quartz color can vary from a very pale to a deeper shape of pink. This stone is found in abundance in many regions, it is mined mostly in Brazil but also in India, Madagascar, South Africa, and Japan. The most highly prized specimen are coming from Madagascar. (Antsirabe)
· What is the history of Rose Quartz ?
Rose Quartz has been used since ancient times by the Egyptians, the Romans and the Greeks. The Egyptians used the mineral to prevent from aging while the Romans used it as a seal to show ownership.
Around 800-600 BC, The Assyrians and the Romans used Rose Quartz in the form of beads for the first time to craft jewelry.
Rose quartz was also appreciated by ancient Tibetan and Chinese cultures. It has a very long history of use. Also, Rose Quartz is a popular Feng Shui Crystal, lovely Rose Quartz Mandarin Ducks are used in feng shui love cure.
Indeed, Rose Quartz has been used since the earliest times as a “Token of Love” and is still appreciated nowadays as a talisman to keep our relationships safe.
· What about its healing properties ?
Rose Quartz is a stone of the Heart. It brings love and compassion to the wearer. Its gentle and soothing energy is related directly with the Heart Chakra.
Rose Quartz is used to attract love, passion or to strengthen the bond with family and friends.
It helps to bring love, happiness, warmth, and emotional health.
Here are some of our favourite pieces that include the Love crystal.
Image : Rose quartz healing mandala via Meraki Dreams here