Extra Large Rose Quartz Heart
This is an Extra Large Rose Quartz Heart, carved from a lovely piece of stone. It measuring 8.8cm across and weighing a fraction under half a kilo. With the typical strong pink colour as found in high grade Rose Quartz. This gorgeous heart is incredibly tactile. Rose Quartz is one of numerous different forms of Quartz. Others include, amethyst, citrine, jasper and chalcedony. The pink colour of Rose Quartz is due to the presence of the minerals titanium, iron or manganese. It was discovered in the 1880’s that quartz has what are known as, ‘piezoelectric properties’. Today quartz crystals still play an important role in our everyday life. They are in everything from wrist watches, to the electronics industry. Rose Quartz comes from a number of countries, including, India, Brazil, South Africa and also in Madagascar.
Metaphysically, this is a stone associated with love & devotion. Rose Quartz is the most important stone for the heart chakra. Rose Quartz is the ‘love stone’ or ‘the stone of universal love’. It is a stone to relieve stress and anger, replacing them with love and hope. The stone of feminine energy, tenderness, compassion and also healing.
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