Rose Quartz is the crystal of love. It is the highest valued crystal associated with the heart chakra.
Rose Quartz opens the heart to love, relationships, and romance. It encourages compassion towards yourself and others, forgiveness, empathy, and soothes heartache including grief.
Rose Quartz is also an excellent healing stone for those suffering from stress as it soothes emotions and helps slow the release of stress hormones. Pink crystals traditionally represent love, compassion, and kindness.