The varying shades of pink in rose quartz have long been considered to be caused by impurities of iron, manganese and titanium. A study in recent years cast doubt on whether these chemical elements are the sole cause of the stone's colour. It's now believed the colour is caused by microscopic inclusions of a mineral related to dumortierite.
Rose quartz is widely used in alternative therapies. The stone's healing properties relate to matters of the heart, tranquility and friendship. Well known as a stone of unconditional love, it's a great companion for those who enjoy the quieter side of life. Being associated with the heart chakra makes it incredibly soothing.
Our rose quartz crystals range in size from small to large. Weights and sizes vary slightly from piece to piece.
Empathic warrior crystals have at some point in time become damaged. This is usually a minor chip or fracture. These stones are available to buy at a significantly reduced price. More information can be found in our article on empathic warrior crystals.