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About Rose Quartz

Where Rose Quartz is Found : Color of Rose Quartz :
Rose quartz is found in course-grained rock, usually granite. The best material comes from Madagascar, but it can also be found in Brazil, Scotland, the former USSR, and even several states in the United States. Rose quartz is generally a very pale pink or peach color. Rose quartz with a darker pink shade is usually dyed.
 
Birthstone : Anniversary :
Rose quartz is an alternative birthstone for January. Rose Quartz is the anniversary gemstone for the 2nd year of marriage.

History of Rose Quartz :
According to the Greek myth about Adonis and Aphrodite, Aphrodite was cut when she was cut by a thorn bush while saving Adonis from and attack by Ares. Their commingled blood stained white quartz to make it a pink color. Romans customarily used Rose Quartz as a gift of love.

Spiritual and Physical Beliefs About Rose Quartz :
Some believe that the calming effects of rose quartz aids people in developing strong friendships. Some people use Rose Quartz to balance emotions and open their heart to family love, platonic love, and romantic love, which is why it is often referred to as the "love stone". Some spiritualists believe that rose quartz has protection energies during pregnancy and childbirth. Rose Quartz is meant to enhance gentleness, forgiveness, and tolerance. In part by enhancing inner awareness, some spiritualists believe that Rose Quartz can heal childhood traumas, neglect, and lack of love. Physically, some claim that Rose Quartz can benefit the heart, circulatory system, fertility, migraines, and even assist with weight problems.