You're a crystal collector like me. Shiny rocks, others may call them, but to us, they are more than that. But if you're just starting to get into crystals and their metaphysical properties, you may be wondering 'how do I use crystals?' Here, we'll look at rose quartz, and way rose quartz can be used in your practice.
There has been research into crystals and how people used them over the course of history, with some evidence that the Romans and Egyptians used rose quartz to prevent wrinkles.
It's easy to tell that rose quartz is part of the quartz family - ahem, it's in the name - and appears in a shade of pink, though it is normal to see some clear edges sometimes. They are found across the United States, Australia and Brazil, to name a few.
So how can I use rose quartz?
There are many ways you can use rose quartz. You can meditate with a stone in your hand, use them as decorations, or do like the Romans and use a roller for your complexion.
But the metaphysical qualities of rose quartz is what a lot of people will use this crystal for.
Because of its pink hue, rose quartz has been known as the stone of love. Many people believe rose quartz can help you attract love from others, such as a partner, but rose quartz is mainly here for you! Meditating, working with, holding or wearing rose quartz is a good way to ensure you are feeling good about yourself, and will help you get comfortable in your own skin. It's the stone of self-love and self-care, so own it!
Some people have also said that rose quartz is a great stone for helping you feel calm and relaxed. If you're stressed or a little anxious, holding rose quartz is a great way to bring in the vibes of calmness that you may be desiring. Consider wearing or holding the crystal and taking a few deep breaths.
Because of its association with love, rose quartz is great to wear as a necklace. This is because as it is worn, it will hover above, on, or near your heart, really getting to work on the love aspect of your life.
If you're looking to manifest love, or feelings of confidence, rose quartz can help you achieve those goals. Set your intention in the stone, or have it sit with you when you write your manifestations. I like to hold my quartz and programme my thoughts into it, until it just feels like the stone has listened. It's a feeling that is hard to describe, but you just know!
Where can I place rose quartz in the home?
Rose quartz is a good crystal to have as decoration, because it will be working on you even when you're not paying it attention. Rose quartz is a great crystal to have in the bedroom, for relationship purposes, as well as in the bathroom and living space. If you want to use it for beauty, consider getting a rose quartz roller to use on your skin.
Rose quartz is a lovely crystal, perfect for beginners, and great to have around the home. Whether its a raw crystal specimen, a polished stone, or a large sphere, you can't go wrong with this caring stone.