Used as a protective gem, it is known as the ‘Love Stone’ as it’s said to be the stone of unconditional love. This crystal opens the Heart Chakra and is believed to encourage forgiveness and to help you to let go of anger, resentment and jealousy. As this Heart Stone, Rose Quartz is still an important talisman of relationships. It is quite effective in attracting new love, romance and intimacy, or in developing a closer bond with family or friends. It carries a soft feminine energy of compassion and peace, tenderness and healing, nourishment and comfort. Lovingly beautiful for beginners.