Happy Tuesday fellow gem enthusiasts! This week’s blog focuses on one of the most love inspiring gems out there. This gem is believed to be able to preserve beauty for itself as well as its owner. It can even help you reach an inner piece and open your heart to love. This week we’ll be discussing the extraordinary Rose Quartz! A member of the quartz family, it’s comes as no surprise that this gem is full of amazing positive energy, in addition to an equally incredible history. Additionally, this stone has a long list of properties that will improve your overall life. Rose Quartz is commonly used in Feng Shui, meditation, and can help heal a number of ailments.
Rose Quartz definitely has one of the most interesting histories in the world and could easily have an entire book dedicated to telling its unique story. There is one legend that states Rose Quartz was actually created when one of the ancient goddess of love and beauty Aphrodite’s lovers was attacked by god of war Ares. When Aphrodite attempted to save him she was caught on a bush and their blood stained the white Quartz pink. Additionally, this gem was used to honor Aphrodite who was one of the twelve Olympian gods of ancient Greece. Rose Quartz was also used to honor Astarte, the Phoenician goddess of love and war; as well as Etruscan love goddess Turan.
In another corner of the world, Rose Quartz facial masks have appeared in ancient Egyptian tombs. Both the Romans and Egyptians thought Rose Quartz would maintain and create a beautiful completion, even preventing wrinkles. A practice that is still believed by some, so next time you have Rose Quartz try washing your skin with it and you could watch your skin rejuvenate and wrinkles fade. The gem is one of the major stones used for craving in China. It has been used as an agent in detoxification and has even been believe to be an antidote to poison.
Today this stunning gem is often used for meditation because it can help you reach the frequency of compassion, assist you in letting go of negative emotions, and help you embrace more light into your life. Rose Quartz is mostly commonly used by women for meditation and can help in understanding relationships. Rose Quartz is known for its ability to open the heart to both receiving and giving love.
In feng shui, Rose Quartz is known for its fire energy, which is the energy of enthusiasm, warmth, brightness, and activity. But one of the best ways to take advantage of this gem’s properties is by wearing it. You can feel the healing energy when you wear a piece of Rose Quartz jewelry while it releases the negative emotions and gives you a greater sense of self-worth. Most Rose Quartz stones come from America, China and Brazil.
This great gem is also used as a sleep crystal that can promote amazing dreams and even prevent nightmares. Rose Quartz is also thought to help children who are afraid of the dark. It is often used for physical healing to help with burns or scars. Rose Quartz is also used to assist in the heart and circulatory system, relieve tension and stress and stabilize heart rhythm. For all of the simply amazing aspects of Rose Quarts it’s no wonder that it’s known as the love stone.
Are you looking for a Rose Quartz piece that will give you a sense of inner peace and fill you with positive energy every time you wear it? Gem Steady has you covered! Do you have any personal experience with Rose Quartz or know another use for it? We would love to hear about it!
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