According to archaeological records Rose Quartz was used as early as the 800-600 B.C. by the Assyrians. Later it became popular with the Greeks and Romans.
The name quartz comes from the Greek derivative krustallos, meaning ice, as it was thought that quartz was actually ice formed by the Gods.
Magical Properties: ~ Encourages loving energies of the universe ~ Clears bodies of ego-driven patterns ~ Engenders the release of tension and stress ~ Helps reach the resonance of compassion ~ Dissolves boundaries of isolation and mistrust ~ Shift heart from stress based physiology ~ One of the most powerful stones for the heart