Rose Quartz is believed to be the stone of universal love. It restores trust and harmony in relationships, encouraging unconditional love.
Rose Quartz purifies and opens the heart at all levels to promote love, self-love, friendship, deep inner healing.
Rose Quartz is typically pale pink in hue with delicate feathery inclusions. This feminine, delicate softness makes it the perfect stone for any occasion, day or night.
Long associated with love, Rose Quartz features in many myths and legends and has been know as the stone of love for centuries.
Ancient Greeks identified rose quartz with the goddess of love Aphrodite and her undying love for Adonis.
While Ancient Egyptians associate the gemstone to Eros – (Cupid) who believed that Eros bought the pink stone down from the heavens to spread love and romance to the mortal world.
It was also believed by the Ancient Egyptians to heal the skin and to this day some Egyptian women still use rose quartz as part of their beauty routine – using the pink stone to rub across their cheeks and eyes to heal the skin and prevent wrinkles.
Rose Quartz the stone of love
Centuries of myths and legends has led to rose quartz becoming commonly known as the stone of love and becoming part of romantic ceremonies and rituals for thousands of years.
It is believed that the stone strengthens the bond between two people for eternity and opens the wearers heart to receive love and to practice self-love.
Its easy to understand why rose quartz is the world’s universal stone of love and one of the most desirable gemstones in the world. The romantic connotations surrounding this magical gemstone make it perfect for gifting to a loved one.
Rose Quartz is also linked to the heart through meditation and is linked to the heart chakra which is believed to link the spiritual and physical. Wearing rose quartz close to your heart is believed to be the best way to receive positive vibes and love.
Is Rose Quartz a birthstone?
Rose Quartz is the second birthstone of January, first being the modern and traditional birthstone of Garnet. Believed to bring good health and wellbeing to all January babies.