Rose Quartz in the Gemstone LibraryRose Quartz

Create Rose Quartz gemstone jewelry

Name Origin: Rose comes from the pink color of the stone. Quartz has an uncertain origin, possibly derived from the German word “quarz.”

Historical significance/folklore: Throughout history, Rose Quartz has been a symbol for love and beauty. Rose Quartz, beads were found in the area once known as Mesopotamia (today's Iraq) that date back to 7000 BC. The Assyrians crafted Rose Quartz jewelry during this time. The Assyrians along with the Romans were first to use this stone. The Romans used it for making seals as a sign of ownership. They considered it a strong healing stone. Egyptians believed the pink stone prevented aging.

Gemstone properties: The stone of unconditional love and peace. This includes love of the self (and self-forgiveness) as well as love of others. Rose Quartz provides the ability to open one's heart to love, the gentle aspect of love as opposed to the passionate. It promotes healing to the wearer. It provides gentle energy for mental and emotional balance. It brings peace and harmony to your relationships. Rose Quartz is used for opening your heart's center and healing your emotional wounds. It enhances your imagination and balances your yin yang while instilling permanence in your loving nature and nonjudgmental acceptance of all of existence. It is a reminder of positive affirmations and you intension. Strengthens empathy and sensitivity.

Healing properties: Inducing love, reducing tension, circulatory system, fertility, burns, blistering, overcoming trauma, chest, and heart.