uGems Rose Quartz Pyramid Carved Genuine Natural 1 1/2 Inch
Pyramid Rose Quartz natural gem stone loose carved figurine; terminated one side of thin square prism (base) pyramid shape carving; Rose quartz is one of the most popular crystals in healing, jewelry, as well as feng shui. Rose quartz has been termed a stone of "unconditional love," and in a sense that is very much true, for its principal long-term effect will be to reawaken the heart to a sense of the innocence and wonder of love and to remind us that, indeed, all true love is unconditional. Rose quartz is a beautiful gem with a pale pink hue. Much of the rose quartz that is sold today is produced in Brazil, South Africa, India, and Madagascar. Rose quartz has been produced in laboratories but it is rare. Rose quartz, the state mineral of South Dakota, is mined for decorative purposes, and its value is contingent on how it is used. Within the United States, most rose quartz is mined in Arkansas. Rose quartz has been used for ornamental carvings like pyramids, statues, and figurines. Because rose quartz in naturally cloudy and opaque it is seldom used as a cut gemstone.The pink color of rose quartz ranges from a very light, almost imperceptible pink, to a rich translucent pink. Large boulders in rose quartz are also marketed as architectural accents and as the building elements for rock gardens. Most of the world's supply today of rose quartz comes from Brazil. An alternate birth stone for those born in January. Formed deep in the Earth's crust at high temperatures, rose quartz doesn't crystallize as it solidifies. The color of the fibrous mineral as well as the color of rose quartz is stable up to temperatures above 500°C and is also stable in ultraviolet light (Goreva et al, 2001). Feng Shui and holistic practitioners are among those who promote rose quartz for its healing properties. All types of quartz have some energetic properties in common, and rose quartz is no exception.