Rose Quartz Elestial “B Quality” #1
Rose Quartz comes in many shades of pink from many locations around the world. The pink color can come from inclusions of Iron and or Titanium. These rose quartz elestials are quite rare, and this is really an unusual formation. While some pieces may have added minerals such as mica and smoky quartz that have naturally grown together within the matrix.
Elestial formations are truly beautiful they are complex in their simplicity. Most elestials are smoky; however, you can find this formation in all types of quartz. Elestials are known for their complex layering and etched surfaces. Elestials can form as interlocking plates and complex etchings.
The translation for Elestial is “Crystal of the Angels” and thus has a strong link with the Angelic realm.
In the area that was previously known as Mesopotamia, Around 800-600 BC, Assyrians, and Roman artisans are likely to have been the first to utilize this stone in jewelry.
People believed in the mystical abilities of quartz from the beginning of recorded history. Quartz crystals were powerful talismans in the ancient Roman, Egyptian, and Greek civilizations. Rose quartz was employed as a seal by the Romans to denote ownership, while Egyptians believed the stone could prevent ageing.
According to Greek mythology, Adonis and Ares fought for the affection of Aphrodite in Elysium, and as Aphrodite tried to save Adonis (from Aries the greek god of war), he had struck Adonis with white quartz staining a stone with blood transforming it into rose quartz. As to why we know the stone to be full of passion and love.