It is curious how the lovely color of rose quartz has been a huge reason why the stone is often defined simply as a "Crystal of Unconditional Love". Rose quartz is a quartz variety that gets its name from its delicate pink color. Microscopic mineral inclusions cause the lovely pink color and translucence of rose quartz. Well shaped, transparent pink quartz crystals are rare, therefore, desirable. Rose quartz beads dating back to 7000 BC have been found in the area once known as Mesopotamia. People in the earliest recorded times believed in the magical powers of quartz, and used them as powerful talismans. It has a trigonal crystal system and a hardness rate of 7.0 mohs.
About Rose Quartz in Human Life
In the Middle Ages, medical practitioners used quartz in their healing potions. Early cultures of the Americas used quartz amulets. Known as the “love stone,” it was said to balance the emotions and to heal anger and disappointment. Rose Quartz also inspires love in oneself and others, in nature, and especially that which stimulates the imagination like the arts. As a stone of love, tenderness and sensuality, it is known to be a powerful aphrodisiac. It's well suited for stimulating sensual imagination and passion. A large piece of unpolished Rose Quartz in the workplace provides long lasting protection against intrusion, witchery and gossip. This stone is used to clear fluids in the cells of the body and it's fabulous for promoting the release of impurities. Rose Quartz is also a stone for those unable to experience the joy of living. Rose Quartz is also a stone whose powerful love will resonate to the whole body and heal all low energy chakras. This stone is oftenly used to clean the cells of the body and promote the release of impurities. It helps in healing the kidneys and adrenals. Rose Quartz when placed on the thymus has been known to aid the chest and the lung problems, relieving coughs and soothing bronchial areas. It has also been used in treating vertigo.