The pink quartz variety
What is rose quartz?
Rose quartz is a pink variaty of the common mineral quartz. The pink color is caused by the presence of manganese or titanium. The colour varies from intense to pale pink and everything in between. Rose quartz should not be placed in the sun. A number of species fade quickly under bright sunlight, causing the pink colour to be lost.
Where is rose quartz found?
Rose quartz is found all over the world, with Brazil having the most sites. Rose quartz can be either cloudy or bright. Our ancestors were also familiar with the stone at an early stage and used the mineral for amulets and jewellery, in ancient Egypt rose quartz was worn to combat the aging process.
What is the effect of rose quartz?
Rose quartz is an enormously popular stone, it is the stone of unconditional love. The stone helps to forgive and understand and promotes understanding and love for others, but also for yourself. The energy flows are soft and pleasant and make you happier.