Widely known as the “love” or “heart” stone, Rose Quartz encourages unconditional love and opens its wearer to all forms of love: self love, romantic love, family love, platonic love … It’s heart opening qualities act soothing on the nervous system, decreasing stress levels and increasing happiness, trust and harmony. Rose Quartz stimulates peace, forgiveness, compassion, kindness, inner peace and tolerance. It increases ones ability to love oneself as well as others. It helps heal emotional wounds and increases its wearer’s sense of self-worth.
Rose Quartz acts healing and strengthening for the physical heart and stimulates the circulatory system, increasing fertility and protecting against radiation. As a nice bonus, Rose Quartz is said to reduce wrinkles. It is also known to be a protective stone during pregnancy, protecting from miscarriage.