Rose quartz another top healing crystal
Crystals have been used in cultures all over the world for thousands of years. Their uses have included healing, meditation, protection and creative inspiration.
One of the most popular crystals is the rose quartz, it is often used as jewellery, for meditation, or as decoration in homes or office spaces.
Connecting to rose quartz in meditation enables you to reach into that feeling of bliss, self-love and stillness.
Rose quartz is a mineral composed primarily of silicon dioxide molecules formed at a great heat 400 to 700c, it can be found across the United States, Australia, Brazil, Madagascar, South Africa, India, Sweden and Germany.
Rose quartz is known as a healing crystal and the stone of unconditional love. It's believed by some to emit strong vibrations of love, which are thought to: support emotional and relationship healing, inspire compassion, boost feelings of peace and calm.
It’s believed among crystal healers that rose quartz can promote feelings of self-love.
Wearing rose quartz on a necklace keeps the stone close to your heart, which is believed to be particularly potent as it's close to the heart chakra, enabling the heart centre to open helping the stress and tension that is often held there to be released.
Rose quartz is one of the most versatile stones available for your use to support your healing efforts, to amp up the energy in your house and to help you release the stress that you need to achieve a restful night's sleep. Just place it under your pillow, yes you can sleep with some crystals, to help with a blissful nights sleep, if you don't fancy it under your pillow place at your bedside. No matter what method of working with rose quartz that you choose you will be on the right track to improving your energetic field.
Rose quartz is also believed to be beneficial to the skin often used as a facial roller or massage wands and gua sha. Gua Sha is the practice of using a tool to apply pressure and scrape the skin to relieve pain and tension. This action causes light bruising, which often appears as purple or red spots known as petechiae or sha. The name gua sha - pronounced gwahshah - comes from the Chinese word for scraping.
There are many ways to cleanse crystals, rose quartz is a crystal that can be placed in water as it is 7 on the Mohs scale, it can even be cleaned from physical dirt with soapy water. Sun and moonlight will cleanse and recharge a crystal, as while working with crystals they will pick up any negative energy and therefore to continue using in a healing way they do need a little work, some people like to create there own rituals around the cleansing.