The beautiful color of pink quartz is thought to represent love. Quartz is typically clear in color but when it becomes mixed with pink fibers called dumortierite the stone can hold a pink hue. Rose quartz is often used to create jewelry or used in holistic practice. When polished, this gemstone can become quite smooth.
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Rose Quartz Meaning
Ancient countries such as Greece or ancient Rome were among the first to attribute rose quartz with symbology of love.
In the mythological tale of Cupid and Eros, the Greek gods of desire and love, the gift of love was given in the form of rose quartz.
Another tale involves Adonis and her lover, who when injured, had their blood soak into quartz stone and giving it it’s iconic light pink hue.
Some Native American cultures also held special meaning to the stone and considered it a way to dispel anger or unsettled emotions.
Rose Quartz Healing Properties
Rose quartz is a popular healing stone with a beautiful color. Many people believe it to strengthen personal qualities such as love and kindness. These qualities are thought to allow oneself to get rid of toxic energies and emotions that may have become trapped within you.
Rose Quartz Associations
- Chakra: Heart Chakra.
This article was last revised on 02/26/2020.