FOUND IN: BRAZIL, INDIA, MADAGASCAR, MOZAMBIQUE, NAMIBIA, SRI LANKA & USA
According to archaeological records Rose Quartz was used as early as the 800-600 B.C. by the Assyrians. Later it became popular with the Greeks & Romans
Rose quartz: Strong pink, pale pink. Coloring agent is titanium. Traces of included rutile needles cause six-rayed stars when cut en cabochon. Larger clear stones can be faceted. Rose quartz crystals tend to be cloudy, which deepens the color. Transparent crystals are extremely rare.
Rose Quartz is a stone of unconditional love! It opens your Heart and Crown Chakras to all forms of love: self-love, family love, platonic love, and romantic love. The elevated energy of Quartz gives Rose Quartz allows it to enhance love in virtually any situation, bringing gentleness, forgiveness, and tolerance. Rose Quartz opens you up to the beauty and love in everything around you, and enhances your appreciation of colours, sounds, art, music and poetry. It inspires you to create beauty as well. It allows you to witness the physical beauty in everything and everyone, encourages healthy self love, and bestows compassion, forgiveness and acceptance. It brings you self-confidence, self worth and creativity. Rose Quartz is soothing, calming and reduces stress and tension. It helps to clear anger, resentment, guilt, fear and jealousy. Physically, it has excellent protection energies during pregnancy and childbirth.
Color: Strong Pink, Pale Pink
Color of streak: White
Moh’s hardness: 7
Specific gravity: 2.65
Fracture: Conchoidal, Very Brittle
Crystal system: Hexagonal (trigonal); Prisms, mostly compact
Chemical composition: SiO2 Silicon Dioxide
Refractive index: About 1.54
Double refraction: None
Absorption spectrum: Not usable