Welcome to the first blog series here at The Beautiful Nomad called 'Crystals at a Glance'. Here, we give you a brief overview of some of our favourite stones we use in our designs. With thousands of years of history, these stones add so much meaning into our daily lives.
The properties here are just meant to kind you, but ultimately the most important aspect in choosing a stone is your personal connection to it. Let how you feel about a stone be what guides your relationship with it.
Time to meet one of our favourite stones: ROSE QUARTZ
Name: Rose Quartz
Name Origin: The word 'quartz' comes from the German word 'quarz' from the mid 18th century. The word 'rose' comes from Middle or Old English and originates from the Latin word 'rosa'.
Found: Rose Quartz can be found al over the world but specifically in: South Africa, United States, Brazil, Japan, India and Madagascar.
Colour: Comes in various shades of pink, usually translucent but may also be transparent
Birthstone: A stone for those that are a Taurus: born between April 19th and May 20th.
Emotional Benefit: Encourages and teaches us hot to love. Rose Quartz is the stone for love for all things- oneself, family, friends and the Earth.
Physical Benefit: Wonderful talisman during times of trauma, as it can gently assist one to release stress and stay in a space of positivity.