Rose quartz is known as the stone of the heart, or the love stone. This pretty pink gemstone has been associated with love and romance since antiquity. It has a calming energy bringing peacefulness and calm to relationships, and promotes receptivity to the beauty of all art forms.
Rose quartz can be found on all continents, but the largest commercial deposits are in the US and Brazil. The Romans imported rose quartz from mines in Sri Lanka, india and Russia. Carved intaglios, cameo's and personal seal rings still exist from this period.