A raw rose quartz gemstone set on a sterling silver necklace. Rose quartz is known as the stone of love, and enhances one's appreciation of beauty. It is a very positive stone, and a stone of peace.
Rose quartz is a gemstone full of rich spiritual history and meaning, a gemstone full of the energy of love. One legend says that Cupid and Eros brought rose quartz to earth in hopes that its beautiful pink color would arouse love and desire among people.
In another legend, Adonis, the lover of the Greek goddess Aphrodite, was attacked by Ares (the god of War) who came in the form of a boar. Aphrodite rushed to save him and caught herself on a briar bush. Their mingled blood stained the white quartz to a pink. Zeus took pity on them and restored Adonis to Aphrodite for six months of the year. Because of this myth, this stone has become a symbol of reconciliation in love.
Rose Quartz is a love stone. Rose Quartz teaches you to love yourself, vital if you have thought or deemed yourself unlovable. You cannot accept love from others nor love them unless you love yourself. This stone encourages self-forgiveness, and acceptance, and invokes self -trust and self-worth.Rose quartz promotes receptivity to the beauty of art, music, and the written word, and enlivening imagination. Rose Quartz enhances your peacemaking abilities within your family or at work. All through the middle ages until today, this stone has been given as a love charm. It is a wonderful gift for a close friend and is excellent for bringing peace.
The pendant drops 1 1/2 inches from the chain. The chain is 18 inches long.
Note: This stone is a VERY pale pink