The Power of Unconditional Love: Rose Quartz

101 Power Crystals: The Ultimate Guide to Magical Crystals, Gems, and Stones for Healing and Transformation - Judy Hall 2011

The Power of Unconditional Love: Rose Quartz

Chakra correspondences: Heart, higher heart (thymus), heart seed

Physiological correspondences: Heart, blood, circulation, thymus gland, lungs, adrenals, skin, brain stem, and reproductive and lymphatic systems

Vibration: Earthy and high


Rose Quartz has long been known as the stone of unconditional love. In the Middle Ages, it decorated the St. Wenceslaus Chapel in Prague. This may have had specific symbolism as Wenceslaus was the much-loved patron saint of the Czech Republic.

Rose Quartz heals emotions and transforms relationships with yourself and others, drawing in love and harmony. Hold this crystal of auric and heart protection to bring loving vibes into your heart and subtle etheric bodies. At a metaphysical level, Rose Quartz stimulates the third eye, strengthening scrying power and opening clairvoyance to the finest levels of guidance.


Prized by crystal workers for its effect on the heart, Rose Quartz releases unexpressed emotions and underlying heartache that create psychosomatic dis-ease and which may affect fertility. Under the principle of sympathetic magic, its deep pink color strengthens the blood and circulation system, improving energy flow and removing impurities. This gentle crystal energetically harmonizes the brain, realigning neurotransmitters and opening new neural pathways and may assist dementia, Alzheimer’s, and Parkinson’s. Placed over the higher heart (thymus) chakra, it may calm asthma attacks and other breathing difficulties.


During midlife crisis or traumatic times, Rose Quartz stabilizes emotions. It lets you look objectively at situations and keeps you from becoming emotionally overwhelmed. By dissolving guilt and bitterness, this crystal teaches you to love and accept yourself, forgive the past, and live from your heart. If you are unable to recognize where emotion is locked into your body, hold Rose Quartz, inhale deeply, and then exhale. Stay in the stillness of the out-breath and let your body tell you where it feels the tension. Breathe again to draw in healing love and direct it to the site with the power of your mind or by placing the crystal over the spot.

The rarer Elestial Rose Quartz and Gemmy Rose Quartz draw unconditional love down to Earth. They remind you that you can always empower yourself through positive choices and expressing unconditional love from a compassionate heart. Laid on the higher heart and heart seed chakras, these stones transport you into the heart of the universe—where there is no karma, no past, and no future, just the immediate present—and from there into the temple of your own heart where everything is love.

Rose Quartz


If you feel disempowered or unloved, hold Rose Quartz and remind yourself of a time when you felt positive and potent, loved and accepted.