pink quartz

Virtues in lithotherapy, characteristics and history


Rose quartz is a quartz like amethyst , citrine, smoky quartz or even rock crystal . It owes its famous color to the metal oxides that compose it: manganese and titanium.

Rose quartz acts primarily at the heart chakra, Anahata in Sanskrit. It is the stone of unconditional love, of the heart and of its emotions.

It is a fine stone (formerly semi-precious stone but this name is now prohibited).

Characteristics of rose quartz

Main deposits
Many all over the world
From very pale pink to intense deep pink. Sometimes tinged with orange, or discreetly purplish
Hardness (Mohs scale)
7: scratch the glass
Chemical composition
Silicon dioxide: SiO 2

crystal system

Trigonal (rhombohedral)


Heart Chakra (Fourth Chakra, "Anahata")

Trace elements


Astrological signs

Libra, Cancer, Capricorn, Taurus, Virgo

Purification and Recharging

Purify rose quartz

Recharge Rose Quartz

Rose quartz can be purified with pure water , pure salt or salt water .

Let your stone soak in pure water for about 4 to 5 hours or in salt water for about 2 to 3 hours .

To purify your rose quartz with pure salt , we advise you to use the method of indirect purification with pure salt

Rose quartz recharges in sunlight .

To recharge it, you can leave your stone for 2 to 3 hours in a bright room .

Be careful not to leave your stone exposed to direct sunlight.

You can also recharge your rose quartz on a cluster of rock crystal .

Recharging on rock crystal takes about 1 hour and can be done day or night.


— Rose Quartz

On an emotional level

Rose quartz is known to be the stone of the heart and its emotions. It conveys love , tenderness , peace , gentleness . It is also a stone that helps with forgiveness and leads to absolute calm by absorbing negative emotions such as anger.

In lithotherapy, it is used to treat emotional wounds and heartache , in order to find appeasement and inner harmony .

It is very useful to compensate for emotional deficiencies or to help heal emotional trauma suffered in the past.

For people who are not very sensitive , rose quartz will have a sensitizing action and will make them taste the joys of love .

For teenagers and children , it will be reassuring and will give them all the self-confidence they need to learn to love and accept themselves as they are .

We associate pink quartz with green aventurine for a complete work on the heart chakra .

It is also said that rose quartz attracts soul mates .

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On a physical level

Slipped under the pillow, or placed on the bedside table, rose quartz helps to find a peaceful sleep .

Rose quartz also acts against geobiological disturbances .

Its soothing action helps to calm unruly and hyperactive people.

Massaging yourself with a polished rose quartz would help speed up the healing of bruises .

Some report that rose quartz helps promote good blood circulation and may help lower blood pressure .

Color properties


Pink is a soothing color , which evokes sweetness , tenderness , emotional openness towards others and passion .

It is also the color of intimacy , of confidence .

This color pushes us to have confidence in ourselves , in the other , in a relationship . It is the very expression of affection , of new happiness .

History & traditions

The etymology of the word quartz is uncertain. It could come from the word quaterz (or quaderz ), which designated bad ores until the 16th century . According to a second hypothesis, it would come from the contraction of the German gewärz which means germ, excrescence.

According to some, rose quartz would have been used occasionally, at the time of the first Egyptian dynasties, to make funerary vases.

Rose quartz beads have been found in Assyrian tombs dating from 1400 to 1300 BCE. The Assyrians also used rose quartz to make cylinder seals. In particular, one was found in Babylon bearing inscriptions referring to the supreme god Enlil and his wife Ninlil.

In the Christian tradition, rose quartz represents the blood and tomb of Christ as well as love.

Lithotherapy is an alternative energy therapy, the indications given do not in any way constitute medical advice, they are taken from cultures and reference works in the field. For any medical problem we invite you to consult your doctor. Never stop treatment without medical advice.

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