(Last Updated on : 10-11-2015)
is a type of quartz that displays as a pale pink to rose red hue. The colour is usually considered as due to trace amounts of titanium, iron, or manganese in the massive material. Rose quartz is very fascinating gemstone
because its pink colour is soothing and exclusive. Titanium element gives the pink colour to rose quartz. Like all other gemstones rose quartz is also used as a gemstone and birthstone or ornamental stone. Rose quartz is very powerful mainly on that time when someone is in stress and tension. Generally people wear rose quartz for weight loss. Rose quartz is helpful to have patience, gentleness and forgiveness. It opens the heart to the beauty within and all around. It will also begin its healing by reducing resentments. This is the stone for Taurian and Libran.
Rose Quartz is almost always massive, rarely occurring in small horizontally striated hexagonal prisms. Scientifically, there is no reason why Rose Quartz does not occur more commonly in crystals. This remains a scientific mystery. This can happen as because quartz crystallizes into well formed crystals in all its other macroscopic varieties. Rose Quartz crystals are thus extremely valuable. If mineral needles are present in the rose quartz then a star effect or asterism is sometimes seen. The star is best seen when light is viewed through the rose quartz. This is different from asterisms in most other gemstones, such as ruby and sapphire, where the stars are seen when light is shown on the gems
This is one of the more desirable varieties of quartz. The pink can be almost rose red and some African verities border on lavender. The colour seems to be caused by iron and titanium impurities. However the colour of rose quartz is still not completely understood. It has been said to be due to a number of different minor impurities present in the rose quartz including titanium, manganese
and even colloidal gold
. However, recent studies using micro-analytical methods have discovered that the colour of massive rose quartz is actually due to microscopic mineral fibres in the rose quartz. The rare transparent ethereal crystals of rose quartz owe their coloration to aluminium
and phosphorous impurities. The pink colour in Rose Quartz is photosensitive and can fade in sunlight.
Rose Quartz is related to the Heart. They need unconditional love in dealing with friends or spouses in the program not only unconditional love for others, but for themselves, too. It is also useful for self-acceptance, self love, and personal worth. It enhances all forms of love i.e. self love, mother love, caring, kindness, platonic and romantic love. By wearing this one will feel that it opens the hearts and encourages being tender, peaceful and gentle. It also teaches forgiveness and tolerance. It emanates unconditional love and nurturance and helps us attract positive, gentle, non-judgmental love into our lives. It aids healing of depression, blood circulation, heart fortification, sexual problems and encourages fertility. It is also believed to prevent wrinkles and encourage a beautiful complexion. Rose quartz is also a very attractive ornamental stone and is carved into popular spheres, pyramids, obelisks, figurines and ornate statues.
Rose quartz is generally known as the love stone. The Whitish pink colour symbolizes love and warmth, this is the heart stone for the heart chakra, and is full of beauty, peacefulness and is an emotional balancer. Rose quartz is a excellent stone for attracting marriage & also improve relationship luck. Rose quartz beads emit strong love energy and when worn, enhance both self-love and beauty within ones life. It also has healing qualities for the mind, releasing bottled up emotions and dispelling negative thoughts. This should be always remembered that this is a Romantic stone and very helpful for meditation and divine love. It is also said to calm aggression and resentment while increasing self-esteem and self-confidence, and to enhance one's compassion, patience and forgiveness. It is said to enhance someone's capacity to love others and yourself.
should be charged by keeping over night in salted Water and then it should be washed with fresh water in morning and should be kept in Sun light for 2 - 3 hours once in 3 Months.