ROSE QUARTZ - Color, Facts, Power, Mythology, History and Myths

Rose Quartz Last updated : September 22, 2019 7:32 AM

Rose Quartz is a beautiful love stone that apparently makes you look younger always, and also brings charm to your married life.

As the name says, it is a stone in a shade of subtle pink colour, which magnetises, especially females, towards itself. Rose Quartz is the form of Quartz that grows usually in massive chunks, and not in the small crystals. It is found in crystal forms in very rare conditions.

Rose Quartz is one of the most admired crystals for remedial purposes, jewellery, as well as Feng Shui. Prominent for drawing the attention of and maintaining love, Rose Quartz is also used when it comes to curing one's heart from hurt and distress due to past experiences.

Where is Rose Quartz found?

Most of the Rose Quartz comes from China, USA, Madagascar and Brazil.

Healing Properties

Rose Quartz offers following benefits:

  • Impact energy with its colour

Light red, or Pink Rose Quartz brings the powerful rays of willpower, dedication, and thoughtfulness. The soothing colour of Rose Quartz calms the feeling of annoyance and anger. Pink is considered as the colour of new love, new relations, and new and fresh romance.  The tender colour of Rose Quartz develops sensuality and overcomes troubles, like pain, hurt, and cheating.

  • Instils spirituality

Rose Quartz is feminine in its tone and helps in activating the heart chakra of the wearer. The vibrations of Rose Quartz penetrate deep into the body and fill one up with the feeling of pleasure and long life. It gives confidence and dissolute rage and bitterness, terror and distrust and brings the vividness of cure, the reincarnation of optimism and trust in the compassion and generosity of the universe.

  • Act as a physical healer

As a physical healer, Rose Quartz is used to soothe down the burns and blisters if used as an elixir or if rubbed lightly on the skin. It can also help in diminishing scars, wrinkles thereby promoting soft complexion.

Rose Quartz arouses the appropriate functioning of the heart and circulatory system. It supports in reducing stress and anxiety, and palpitations or irregular heartbeats. It is an ultimate stone for premature offspring and young children with heart diseases.

This stone promote the discharge of impurities from the body. It supports in medicinal the adrenals, kidneys, and lung problems, as bronchitis and coughs. It has also been used as a treatment for dizziness and vertigo. 

Rose Quartz is a great stone for the female reproductive system, the genitals and in increasing fertility. It helps out in improving sexual difficulties, depression, and mothers who undergo complicated deliveries.

  • Heals heart chakra

Being the stone of love, Rose Quartz is believed to heal the heart chakra of the body. Rose Quartz Silver Jewelry gives the wearer the energy to face the world and express his emotion without hesitation.

It also balances the Yin and Yang energy, which is believed to bring all the chakras in harmony thereby connecting them with heart.

Rose Quartz Facts

Some facts about Rose Quartz

  • Rose Quartz is believed to honour Aphrodite, the Greek divinity of Love and Beauty who is also called Venus, the Roman goddess of love.
  •  Rose Quartz is one of the stone that is used by the people born under the zodiac sign of Scorpio.
  • In the present times, Rose Quartz is known as the stone of unconditional and gentle love.

Metaphysical Properties

Rose Quartz carries the energy of pink which exhibits universal vigour of love, and apparently it is believed to help one in attracting love, as well as healing from agonizing past love experiences.

Rose Quartz is not very well-liked as a gem because it is generally too misted up by impurities, and hence is not suitable for such purposes. Rose Quartz is generally used in carving figures such as hearts and figurines of different creatures. Rose Quartz is an affordable mineral.

It also includes silicate mineral similar to that of Quartz, however, its hardness on Moh’s scale is quite less due to the abundance of impurities in it. Generally, Quartz has the hardness of 7 on the Moh’s scale, but it decreases as the impurity increases in the stone. 

Rose Quartz at a Glance

Cleavage None
Other Names Piezoelectric, May betriboluminescent, Chiral 
Crystal Habit 6-sided prism ending in 6-sided pyramid (typical), drusy, fine-grained to microcrystalline, massive
Streak White
Refractive Index 1.544-1.553 
Diaphaneity Transparent to nearly opaque
Moh's scale (hardness) 7
Sources China, USA, Madagascar and Brazil.
Chemical formula SiO2
Lustre Vitreous 
Color Pale To Deep Rose Pink
Chakra Healing Heart chakra
Birthstone November
Zodiac Scorpio

Rose Quartz Color

Rose Quartz is a variant of Quartz crystal that owes its gentle and pleasant pink hue because of the existence of several minerals. The shades range from very pallid to profound fresh pink.

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I have also heard that pink tincture stands for love. I think this is the reason because of which Rose Quartz is also considered as a Stone of Gentle and Unconditional Love. Is it so?
Reply on 7/11/14
Yeah you are right Jack… pink color symbolizes love and this is the main reason for which Rose Quartz is known as a Charm of Unconditional Love. It is also comprised of various healing properties. You may go through the article above and grab important facts about it.
Reply on 17/11/14
Ricky Slater
this gemstone is my birthstone...i find its powers and properties very will prove to be beneficial for me...thanks for sharing such an apt and useful information...
Reply on 10/4/15
hey Ricky...i agree with you...i have also gone through the article and you know what most of the gen are unique and new to me...i also appreciate Jewelexi and wish like they perform like this further too...keep it up Jewelexi..
Reply on 27/5/15
Such beautiful jewelry & it definitely matches with every look.
Reply on 1/7/19
Lovely designs!!
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