Rose Quartz is a beautiful crystal with a soft pink color, but can also have a saturated pink, and even other shades due to inclusions. This crystal is associated with all kinds of love as well as compassion. It can also stimulate self-care and deeper connection with the divine feminine.
We offer a large variety of this beautiful gemstone that may be found in forms like tumbled stones, worry stones, freeforms, candle holders as well as carvings and many others. We even have some Rose Quartz jewelry along with gift sets for your loved ones! Read more about Rose Quartz at the bottom of the page!
Rose Quartz is a member of the Quartz family. Just like the other crystals in this family, it forms from magma which crystallizes. The magmatic pegmatites are the main source for this crystal, but they can also be found in hydrothermal veins. This crystal gets its color from trace amounts of titanium, iron or manganese. Another effect on the coloring may be the microscopic inclusions. Depending on the amount of these elements, the crystals can vary from pale pink to an almost violet or blue color.This is where the variations blue rosé quartz and lavender rose quartz.
Rose Quartz is a silicon dioxide mineral. It has a hardness of 7 on the Mohs scale which means it is fairly durable. These crystals can be identified by the conchoidal fracture they get when the mineral cracks. Unlike it’s quartz family members, rose quartz is rare to find in a terminated or ‘cluster’ formation.
What does Rose Quartz look like?
Rose Quartz is a well-known and desirable member of the quartz family. This crystal is translucent and partially cloudy or hazy depending on its quality. This variety of quartz is baby pink in its typical color. Occasionally the color may be a bit deeper pinkish-purple or almost white. Rose quartz is hexagonal, glasslike, and may have inclusions or fractures that cause rainbows or other ‘speckled’ sections inside. The rating for the hardness of this stone is a 7 on the Mohs hardness scale; It is relatively hard.
Rose quartz gets its pink color from tiny amounts of iron, titanium, and manganese within its mineral composition. Quartz is generally found inside of geodes or in the veins of rocks.
Where does Rose Quartz come from?
Rose Quartz is found all over the world in places like Brazil, Madagascar, Japan, South Dakota and others. This crystal has been around for a long time and has been used by a lot of different civilizations dating back to 800 BC.
Rose Quartz Meaning
Rose Quartz is a crystal that is connected to the Heart Chakra. Thus, it will help you heal your emotional wounds with its fascinating healing properties. It can also be used to call in more love into your life in any form, not just romantic. Rose Quartz is connected to the throat chakra as well. It will bring healing communication and will encourage you to speak with love. Another wonderful capability of this crystal is that it attunes to the goddess energy and connects to the divine feminine. This brings about more compassion and mothering energies. So, if you’re looking for some self-soothing this is the perfect crystal for you!
Rose quartz naturally embodies feminine energy. In feng shui, this is called yin qi and promotes peace, love, and healing. It is known as the relationship or love crystal, and in feng shui, you can place the crystal in the love and marriage area, heart of the home, or the bedroom to help build relationships.
What is Rose Quartz used for?
Rose Quartz is most often used in jewelry as it offers a soft feminine look and attracts love. It may also be carried around as a pocket stone. Another way to incorporate it in your routine is by making rosé quartz infused water for your beauty regimen. This crystal can also be placed in the home according to Feng Shui, specifically for your bedroom altar or the center of the home for attracting pure love. It’s a great present for all the Taurus and Libra signs as well as people who are seeking gentle self- healing!
More About Rose Quartz
Quartz is interesting because, under pressure, the crystal can conduct electricity.Rose quartz is mostly known to forma in large raw chunks, and very very rarely forms in a point or cluster formation.
Occasionally rose quartz can also have a chatoyancy effect in them that will cause a shimmer line or flash that is often known as a ‘star’ as on a sphere it can in fact form a star where these chatoyancy lines cross.
Because of its beautiful color, this pink crystal is often used as a semi-precious gemstone and as decor in both it’s natural and polished formations. In addition, rose quartz is regarded as a calming crystal that promotes warmth and emotional healing.
Rose Quartz Localities: Africa, England, Germany, India, Canada, Australia, Madagascar, Scotland, the United States, and Brazil. (the majority of Rose Quartz is found in Brazil and Madagascar)
Example of 'crystalized' aka terminated rose quartz.
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