This beautiful new find from Madagascar is known by the trade name 'Blue Rose Quartz', due to the blue glow that appears to come from the crystal. The base colour of the crystal varies between a milky Girasol and a soft pink. You will receive the exact crystal shown in the photos.
Size: 66mm x 53mm
Due to being a very new find in the gem and mineral community, there has been lots of speculation as to what causes the blue colour, and it was generally attributed to a visual effect known as Rayleigh Scattering. However, the lovely folks over at Little Lemuria have had this new crystal lab tested and have found a different conclusion - although early lab test results did mention Rayleigh Scattering as a potential cause, more aggressive testing eventually showed tiny Dumortierite fibres with Titanium and Iron content are in fact what gives the beautiful blue hue. This makes sense, as on some fine specimens you can actually see the blue "wiggles" in concentrated patches!
Rose Quartz has been found in jewellery dating back to 7000BC, and is still extremely popular today. It is known as the crystal of universal and unconditional love, and according to Greek legend, Rose Quartz was formed when Ares, God of War, attacked the Goddess of Love Aphrodite’s lover, and their blood stained white Quartz pink to create Rose Quartz. Rose Quartz is also a famous beauty crystal, and the Egyptians believed it improved the complexion and helped to prevent aging - there have even been face masks made of Rose Quartz found in Egyptian tombs.
Rose Quartz Metaphysical Properties include:
- Promoting self healing and self love.
- Known as the Stone of unconditional and universal love
- Creating a calm atmosphere, dispelling negativity
- Fortifies relationships.
- A beauty stone – it is said that adding it to your bath will improve your complexion.
- Increases fertility and helps prevent miscarriage
- Provides leukaemia support
- Comforting in times of grief
- Encourages self forgiveness, self trust and self worth
- Stimulates creativity and imagination, writing, music and art
- Promotes forgiveness
- Enhances female energy and qualities
- Soothes crisis, phobias, anger, tension, stress, guilt, fear, jealousy, inadequacy, resentment
Please note that as crystals and minerals are natural, they may not be as perfect as glass or man-made replicas. Softer stones in particular such as jet and satin spar have natural marks on them, so please handle them gently.
All crystal properties are based on metaphysical beliefs, and should not be used as a substitute for medical care. For metaphysical and geological properties of each crystal, please download our free app, more information here.
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