- Gemstone Family - Quartz
- Chakras - Heart (4th)
- Colour - Pink/Rose
- Found in - Brazil, South Africa, India, Madagascar, Namibia, Mozambique, Sri Lanka and the US
- Element Associated with - Water
- Also known as - "The Heart Stone", "Love Stone", Pink Quartz, Hyaline Quartz (Greek)
- Meaning - Comes from the Greek word "Hyalos" meaning Glass
- Birthstone Month - January
- Zodiac Sign - Taurus
- Chemical Composition - SiO2
- Hardness on the Mohs scale - 7 (1 being softest, 10 being hardest)
- Physical Healing Properties - Supports the heart in healing from trauma and disease
- Emotional Healing Properties - Releases past wounds, teaches trust and hope, helps recover emotionally from previous hurt, encourages new love
- Spiritual Properties - Encourages spirituality of love, links heart to the heart of the Earth and the heart of the Universe
- Legend has it that... Adonis, who was Aphrodite’s lover, was attacked by Ares while he was in the shape of a wild boar. Aphrodite, fearing for her lover, ran to his aid and in the process caught herself upon a briar bush. Her blood mingled with Adonis’ and together it stained the white quartz pink.
Recived as a gift . Very beautiful .