Rose Quartz Heart
This Rose Quartz Heart is 5.5 cm across, and is from Madagascar and wonderfully tactile. It is wonderfully polished and is a lovely pink colour. Madagascar produces some of the worlds finest quality minerals. This would make a truly beautiful gift for someone close to you.
Rose Quartz is just one of numerous different forms of Quartz. Others include, amethyst, citrine, jasper and also chalcedony. The pink colouring in Rose Quartz is due to the presence of the minerals titanium, iron or manganese. In the 1880’s they discovered that quartz has, what are known as, ‘piezoelectric properties’. Quartz crystals still play an important role in our everyday life. They are used in everything from wrist watches, to the electronics industry. Rose Quartz is produced in a number of countries. These include, India, Brazil, South Africa and also 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 said to relieve stress and anger, replacing them with love and hope. It is also known for its feminine energy a stone of tenderness, compassion and healing.
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