Double Terminated Rose Quartz Crystal
This double terminated rose quartz crystal point is from Brazil. Rose Quartz is one of the most desired forms of quartz. The pink color usually comes from iron or titanium impurities. According to legend Eros (Cupid) brouht rose quartz to the earth in hope that its color would arouse love and desire among people. Through archaeology we learn that Rose Quartz was used by the Asssyrians as early as 800-600 B.C. and in later times it was popular with the Romans. It is mostly mined in Brazil, Madagascar, Russia, Austria, Spain, Scotland, and Colorado in the United States. Rose quartz is the stone most associated with affairs of the heart, and is thought to bring love to the wearer and promote harmonious relationships.