Crystals and gemstones have been used and carried around throughout history by our ancestors from all walks of life dating back many years. It has been found that the use of crystals dates back to prehistoric times. They were carried for their magical energies, and their significance in different cultures varied. Each community that has or still does use crystals around the world has its meaning attached and motivation.
Rose Quartz is the most commonly known and used stone by many, the message Rose Quartz emits is unconditional love, joy, warmth and healing; it is the stone of Venus. Rose Quartz is known as the ‘love stone’ the strong vibration it gives off is so powerful in opening the heart at so many levels that it often needs another stone to calm it. A common stone used with Rose Quartz is Amethyst which calms things down. Amethyst comes from the Greek meaning “without drunkenness.” The “all-healer,” Amethyst is one of the most effective crystals for healing and balancing energies.
Ancient Egyptians used Rose Quartz as a stone for postponing ageing. Traditionally, it was given to newborn babies to ease the transition from the spiritual into the physical plane of existence, to aid the successful adaption to the new conditions and integrate both worlds.
This “Love Stone” has a uniquely calming and soothing effect on the person that wears it. It calms the emotions and eases emotional traumas; just by holding a piece of Rose Quartz, you can help yourself in times of emotional turmoil. It teaches us to open our hearts and to be tender, peaceful, and gentle.
Rose Quartz is calming and reassuring; it opens the door to sensitivity and strengthens empathy; it will give one an appreciation and love of self. It restores trust and creates inner harmony. If you have never received love, Rose Quartz opens paths. If one has lost in love, it will offer comfort. If one has been damaged by an unhealthy relationship, it will replace that sensitivity with strength and empathy. It helps you to mother yourself; it provides emotional balance, security, and peace.