Rose quartz is a pink stone often worn as crystal pendants or bead necklaces. It is simple, inexpensive jewelry that goes with everything.
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Rose Quartz Where & Care
Pink or peach-colored quartz is called Rose Quartz. It has a hardness of: 7.
Rose Quartz crystals are found in Brazil, Madagascar, Scotland, Spain, and USA (Colorado).
This beautiful gemstone will chip and crack rather easily.
Rose Quartz fades in the sun; most Rose Quartz is dyed.
- Crystal Love (Book With Stone) by Connie Church, Diane Reverand (Editor)
A step-by-step guide to working with the subtle energy of the rose quartz crystal -- the "love stone" -- to improve and strengthen the special bonds between people. Book comes with rose quartz crystal.
- Travel Journal Rose Quartz
Unknown book w/ Rose Quartz in title. I'm assuming it is a book on healing with Rose Quartz -- but it may not be so.
Other Gem-related books:
- Gem Identification Made Easy : A Hands-On Guide to More Confident Buying & Selling New 2nd Edition - by Antoinette L. Matlins & Antonio C. Bonanno
This book is really great for knowing he latest gems, synthetics, treatments, and instruments. Easy to use.
- Gemstone Buying Guide : A Guide to Buying - by Renee Newman
Very nice gemstone identification book.
- Gemstones of the World - by Walter Schumann
A very well written source on gemstones with great descriptions and photographs
- The Curious Lore of Precious Stones by George Frederick Kunz
The definitive book on fascinating, traditional gem lore. Very practical.
- Gemstones (Smithsonian Handbooks) - by Cally Hall, Harry Taylor (Photographer)
A field guide to gemstones. Nice pictures and good, brief, well-written descriptions of over 130 varieties of gemstones.
- Gemisphere Luminary by Michael Katz
My favorite reference for the mystical properties of gemstones.
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Birthstone Months with Rose Quartz
- January Birthstone: Other Birthstone Stone [From somewhere else on internet]
Rose Quartz is the anniversary gemstone for the 2nd year of marriage.
Rose Quartz Mystical Properties and Lore
Though not meant to replace traditional medical treatment, Rose Quartz is used to balance ones emotions and open the heart.
The star effect seen in some Rose Quartz cabochans and beads happen when rutile inclusions are present.
Wiccans supposedly use Rose Quartz for forgiveness.
Rose Quartz is the US State Gemstone of South Dakota.
What happened to the Quartz when it turned pink?
What is hard, rock-like, and pink all over?
Quartz that blushed soo much that it became Rose Quartz.