Quartz is a form a chalcedony and is the most common mineral on earth, found in almost every rock type. The rose tint is caused by traces of titanium or manganese within the mineral. In the new age world, it is called the “love stone” because of its strong association with the heart. Supposedly rose quartz can be highly effective in aiding circulation and maintaining a healthy heart. Rose quartz is also supposed to be a stone of mental and spiritual cleansing, wearing close to the skin can help to drain away hatred, jealousy and other negative feelings while encouraging love. How romantic!
Due to the nature of nature, color patterns and texture may vary from photo.