Rose Quartz is known as the “Love” stone. It ranges in color from a soft delicate pink to a rare rosy red. As with all stones in the Quartz family it is mostly comprised of Silicon Dioxide. The pink color is caused by impurities from Manganese, Titanium and Iron. Its appearance ranges from opaque to translucent, and is rarely transparent. It is one of the most abundant stones on earth. It is found in Brazil, South Africa, Japan, India, Madagascar, and United States. The finest Rose Quartz with the most brilliant intense color comes from Madagascar. In Ancient Times Rose Quartz was seen as a significant stone of fertility and still is thought to be today. For Centuries it has been thought of as a symbol of unconditional love and never-ending peace. It is said to add a spark to a marriage if kept under ones pillow. Rose Quartz is the most important stone where areas of the Heart are concerned. It opens the heart to love. Enhances the ability to love others. Brings love and positive energy to any relationship or marriage. Helps bring a sense of self-worth and self-love, and increases self-esteem and self-confidence. Aids one in compassion, forgiveness, and patience. Balances the emotions and creates a feeling of inner peace and tranquility. Soothes emotional heartache and grief. It is excellent for crisis situations due to its calming and reassuring qualities. Chakras Rose Quartz is especially beneficial for the Heart Chakra. It opens the Heart Chakra to all forms of love. It helps initiate true love within the Heart Chakra. Used on the Heart Chakra it helps with emotional release. Healing Properties Rose Quartz is used to strengthen the Heart and Circulatory System. Stimulates circulation. It helps release impurities from the body. It helps heal the Kidney’s, and Adrenal Glands. Aids in lung and chest ailments. It is said to increase fertility and help with sexual dysfunctions. Helps the Liver function properly. It is said to help with headaches. It is used to help with depression. Is said to help protect against radiation. It is said washing ones face with Rose Quartz charged water it helps improve the appearance of wrinkles.