Rose Quartz – Stone of the week

This delicate pink stone is often now associated with all forms of love. Which makes it quite apt

to talk about as we head into February.

The Romans used it as seal to declare ownership and Egyptians thought the stone could prevent aging. That makes me wonder whether there are any face creams with rose quartz in today. In the Middle Ages the stone was used in healing potions. Despite its other uses the stone appears to have been linked with all forms of love throughout history.

There are Greek and Roman myths detailing the link. In the Greek myth Aphrodite tries to save her lover Adonis but both of their blood spills on the ground and gives the stone it’s colour. This lasting stain is said to represent eternal love. The Roman myth tells the story of how cupid gives the gift of love through rose quartz.


· Alternative birthstone for January

· Zodiac stone for Virgo

· Opens the heart chakra to all forms of love

· Said to bring forgiveness, compassion and tolerance

· Calms feelings of resentment and anger

· A sleep crystal for all giving beautiful dreams and stopping nightmares and night terrors

· Helps children to not be afraid of the dark

· Comforts grief

· Used in the workplace it gives protection against gossip and intrusion.

Personally , I love the colour of the stone and as it has the meaning of delivering all forms of love then I think it is a perfect stone to give to friends that to express your feelings. You will find lots of lovely rose quartz pieces ready to be posted on my website.

Best wishes


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Please note that the stone attribute section is not proven to be a direct outcome of wearing or owning the stone. It is also not a prescription and should not be used alone to treat health problems.

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