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The Magic of Rose Quartz

Written by Dragana Ivanovska

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Posted on February 04 2020

Connect to the Infinite Love Of The Universe

Rose Quartz is a well-known crystal for its ability to connect us with Universal love. Many practices use Rose Quartz in meditations for unblocking the Heart Chakra, and also as a crystal that guards and nourishes the love of couples who live together. Rose Quartz is one of the most common varieties of the Quartz family.

Its name is derived from its rose color that can vary from a very pale pink to a deeper pink, almost reddish pink. Sometimes it’s also called Hyaline Quartz, from the Greek word for rose quartz – “hyalos” which means glass.

This rosy crystal is filled with so many benefits and uses that it’s simply a must-have for anyone practicing crystal healing.

More about Rose Quartz

Keywords for Rose Quartz:

Some keywords for Rose Quartz include love, self-love, self-acceptance, passion, nourishment, and well-being. Is you are seeking to journey inwards and awaken self-love as well as accept all the pieces of yourself, then Rose Quartz will bring you profound insight.

Although it radiates with gentle energy, it’s energy is more than enough power to help you unwind all negative patterns and blockages that keep you from loving yourself genuinely. If you are looking to find your soulmate, then Rose Quartz is perfect because it simply attracts love in all aspects of your life.

Rose Quartz is also an excellent crystal for helping you nourish and strengthen your current love relationships. It offers insight into the deeper issues, understanding, and acceptance when used to balance a love relationship between loved ones. Working with Rose Quartz long term, as well as wearing it will ultimately help you become gentler, kinder and more loving.

Origin of Rose Quartz:

Rose Quartz is a fairly common crystal and is available on all continents. Most commonly, Rose Quartz is produced in abundance in Brazil. Large deposits are also being currently mined in India, Madagascar, and some locations in the USA.

How Do Tell If Your Rose Quartz Is Real?

A couple of quick tips to check if your Rose Quartz is real are:

  • The color will not be consistent all around, it should vary. Rose Quartz is normally eye-clean. This means it is free of inclusions, where no materials or particles are visible with the naked eye.

  • An authentic Rose Quartz is usually mostly clear in appearance where bubbles and discolorations are unlikely. Look for imperfections, natural stones have imperfections even if they are cut.

Mohs Hardness:

The Mohs Hardness for Rose Quartz is 7.0 making it a durable stone. Also, this makes it so you use it for Gem Water.

How To Cleanse Your Rose Quartz:

Rose Quartz can be cleansed in a variety of ways. Smudging with sage, lavender or Palo Santo is a great way to cleanse your Rose Quartz.

Using a tuning fork will also do the trick. A tap or two will knock off any yucky energy.

Also, since Rose Quartz has Mohs Hardness of 7.0, you can cleanse this stone with saltwater as well. Soak your crystal in a bowl of water with sea salt for at least 20 to 30 minutes. You can leave it in the saltwater for as long as you feel comfortable, some people leave it for as many as 3 days. Trust your intuition on the time you spend soaking.

Finally, leaving your Rose Quartz under a Full Moon on your windowsill will cleanse it fully and thoroughly. No matter what way you chose to cleanse your Rose Quartz just be sure to set an intention that your crystal is cleansed with all that does not belong to you.

Chakras Rose Quartz Connects Best With:

Rose Quartz is a very special crystal because it’s used to balance the Heart Chakra, and yet it can also be used to draw in loving energy from the Universe. Although the Heart Chakra is primarily our gateway to universal and infinite love, the Heart Chakra is also the center of self-acceptance, deeper understanding of ourselves and most importantly the center of harmony and balance.

Even though all other chakras belong either to the chakras of matter or chakras of spirit, the Heart Chakra stands on her own, as a balancer, the bridge between spirit and matter. By working on your Heart Chakra with Rose Quartz, you can gain a deeper understanding of yourself, of your very soul, and find the balance you needed to restore yourself.

You can also use it to awaken self-love, self-acceptance, and even improve romantic relationships because Rose Quartz helps in understanding and loving your partner better – in a healthier way. It’s also an excellent crystal to help you enhance your connection with the Heart Chakra, balance it and enhance its energy.

Birthstone Month for Rose Quartz:

Rose Quartz is the birthstone for people born in Spring – anywhere from late April or early May.

Zodiac Sign for Rose Quartz:

The sign of Taurus is connected with Rose Quartz, so if you were born in late April or Early May this is one of the best stones for you to use to get in tune with your sun sign and re-balance yourself and your heart chakra.

Planet Connected with Rose Quartz:

If you are wishing to connect with Venus, Rose Quartz is highly connected to this planet. Venus rules our emotions, true passions in life, the pleasure we take and pursue.

Element Rose Quartz Connect With:

Rose Quartz is connected with two elements – Earth and the subdued energy of Fire. The earthy nature of Rose Quartz is what helps you ground, nourish, access things with a clearer head.

The fiery nature of Rose Quartz awakens passionate love, and self-love within you, stirring your creativity, and helping you revitalize, reenergize yourself and become more joyful in life.

Affirmations Associated With Rose Quartz:

Some key affirmations to use with Rose Quartz are:

  • I am open to the infinite love the Universe provides.

  • I am a loving and caring person

  • I am loving and understanding towards my partner.

  • I am loving myself unconditionally I am awakening my self-love

  • I accept every part of myself and love it dearly.

  • I am becoming my own best friend.

 

The Top Three Ways to Use Rose Quartz

There are soo many ways to use Rose Quartz in your crystal healing work. The top three ways are in gem water, a heart chakra and in a crystal grid.

For Gem Water:

  1. Pour a glass of filtered water

  2. Rub your palms together rapidly for 5-10 seconds

  3. Hold your Rose Quartz in your palm while reciting an affirmation or intention

  4. Drop your Rose Quartz in the water, then hold the water in your palms and recite your affirmation or intention again.

  5. Let it sit for 30 seconds and then enjoy!

For Heart Chakra Meditation:

  1. Lay down in a comfortable position

  2. Take 5 calming breaths, relaxing deeper with each breath

  3. Place your Rose Quartz on your chest

  4. Sit with the Rose Quartz in place for as long as you feel comfortable, pushing away any thoughts and focusing on your breathe.

  5. When you are ready, share your gratitude with the universe.

  6. Repeat whenever you need clarity

You can use Rose Quartz for a Crystal Grid to focus on developing your relationship with your partner further, work on self-love and accepting yourself. Check out this post on how to create a crystal grid here.

 

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