Rose Quartz Stone
The Rose Quartz is a light pink to rose pink color beautiful gemstone carved out of mineral family Chalcedony. Rose quartz is one of the many quartz varieties used as a gem material. It gets its name from its delicate pink color, which ranges from very light (almost white) to medium-dark. The most appealing color typically occurs in larger sizes and small rose quartz specimens with good color tend to be rare. Rose quartz is always found in massive form, so it lacks regular, flat crystal faces. It’s typically found in pegmatite, but also occurs in hydrothermal veins.
Why to wear Rose Quartz?
Rose Quartz is an ancient gemstone which has a long lasting significance in both astrological as well as healing purposes. Historically, it was regarded for its metaphysical aspects because of its unique colour. In Vedic astrology, a Rose Quartz is regarded as a substitute for Diamond and hence represents the planet Venus (Shukra). Being a substitute for Diamond, a Rose Quartz can be worn by people born in the Lagnas (ascendants) of Taurus (Vrishab) and Libra (Tula). Rose Quartz can also be worn by people born in the Lagnas of Gemini (Mithun), Virgo (Kanya), Capricorn (Makar) and Aquarius (Kumbh).
Apart from these astrological uses, the soothing energy of Rose Quartz fosters empathy, reconciliation, and forgiveness of others. Lowering stress and tension in the heart, Rose Quartz clears out anger, jealousy, and resentment of others, and allows healing of heart issues and disease associated with holding on to such negative emotions.
Rose Quartz is the stone of universal love. It restores trust and harmony in relationships, encouraging unconditional love. Rose Quartz purifies and opens the heart at all levels to promote love, self-love, friendship, deep inner healing and feelings of peace.
How to wear Rose Quartz?
Which finger is best to wear Rose Quartz? Or Rose Quartz wearing finger?
The Vedic astrology has assigned the ring finger (Anamika), as the best finger to wear the Rose Quartz or Gulabi Spatik.
Which hand to wear Rose Quartz gemstone? or Rose Quartz wearing hand?
It is most effective to wear the Rose Quartz on your active hand. Active hand means the hand that you use for most of your daily routine work. So, if you are a right-handed person, you should wear the Rose Quartz on the ring finger of your right and vice versa.
Which metal is best for Rose Quartz?
The best metal to set the Rose Quartz is Silver or Panchadhatu.
What should be the ideal weight of Rose Quartz if wearing for astrological purpose?
For astrological and healing purposes, the best suitable weight of Rose Quartz should be found by dividing the body weight of the wearer by 10. For example, a person weighing 60KGs should wear a Rose Quartz of 6 carats or above (60Kgs / 10 = 6 carat).
Best Procuredure to wear a Rose Quartz
On a Friday of Shukla Paksha or Gaura Paksha (Waxing Moon) period in morning during the sunrise between 5:30 am to 7:30 am, take your Rose Quartz ring or pendant and place it in a clean and empty bowl. Now, add Panchadravyas (Five Sacred Elements) in the following pattern one by one to the bowl – Starting with: GANGA JAL (Holy Water),TULSI LEAVES (Basil leaves), MILK, HONEY & GHEE (Butter). Mix them together in the bowl with your finger and keep the bowl in front of you. Close your eyes and recite the Mantra Close your eyes and recite the Mantra.
|| Om Draam Dreem Draum Sah Shukray Namah || 108 times and pray to Lord Krishna and Shukra Deva to give you the endurance, power, will to work hard & prosperity. Open your eyes and take the ring out of the bowl. Dip it in another bowl of clean water and soak it in a cotton cloth piece and wear it. Note: Please do not throw the mixture of Panchadravya in the dump. Rather, pour it in a flowerpot or Plant pot as this mixture is considered a good fertilizer too.
Other Information about Rose Quartz:
Rose Quartz is most often cut into cabochons and beads, where it is used in bracelets and necklaces, and sometimes rings. It is only occasionally cut into other gemstone facets. Rose Quartz has been traditionally used as a heal stone, and is sometimes carved into small carvings and figures.Madagascar, India, Germany, and several localities in the USA are considered to be the main deposits of Rose Quartz. Much rose quartz was extracted from a famous site near Custer, South Dakota, but now, most of the world’s supply of good quality rose quartz comes from Brazil.