If you’re here, I’m guessing you’ve been given rose quartz and you’re wondering what this special gift means.
Rose quartz is a symbol of love, friendship, and positivity, making it a popular crystal gift. Whether intended or not, rose quartz can also help its new owner with greater self-love, balance, peace, and emotional healing, among other things.
Sometimes the person who buys you rose quartz thinks about it beforehand and gives you the crystal with a specific meaning associated with the gift.
Other times the giver has no idea what rose quartz symbolizes, but there’s a greater force in play that knows what you need and brings this crystal into your life and home.
If you’re not sure, ask the person who gave you the gift if it has any special meaning or message from them. If you can’t ask or don’t want to, then keep reading to find out about the spiritual and universal meanings of a rose quartz present.
In this blog post, you’ll get a list of 12 meanings associated with a rose quartz gift.
A ROSE QUARTZ GIFT IS …
A gesture of love and affection
Giving someone rose quartz can be a powerful symbol of love and affection.
The crystal is linked to the heart chakra, with a strong focus on love and compassion, so rose quartz is known to strengthen the relationship and connection between the giver and receiver.
If someone gives you rose quartz, they’re expressing great love and care for you… and they might be hinting that they want a romantic relationship with you or testing the waters to see if you’re interested in being more than just friends.
A symbol of friendship and caring
Rose quartz is associated with nurturing and caring, and is a well-known symbol of friendship.
A friend or family member that gives you rose quartz shows they’re invested in a long-term bond with you, and they’ll be there for you when you need them.
Encouragement to focus on self-love and self-care
Sometimes we forget or get too busy to take good care of ourselves.
Getting rose quartz as a gift is a good reminder from the giver or the universe that it’s time to turn your attention inward and make emotional well-being a priority again.
It’s up to you to do this. The gift is simply the reminder or sign that you’ve been letting things slide.
Using affirmations can really help you to find ways to improve self-love and self-care in your life. Here’s a list of rose quartz affirmations to use with your crystal based on what you need.
Looking for rose quartz gift ideas? Here are my gift guides:
Support in emotional healing or difficult times
Rose quartz is often used in emotional healing practices and can be a powerful tool for those experiencing emotional pain or difficulties.
A gift box with rose quartz inside could be a sign that you’re going through a tough time and reassure you that the giver or others will do their best to help you feel better and get through this.
The giver may or may not be aware that this crystal will bring you much needed comfort and healing.
Simply thank them for their kindness and the universe for bringing this special gift into your life.
Whenever you get a new rose quartz, it’s important to remove old energy and charge its powers as soon as you can. Click here for a list of easy ways to cleanse and charge your new crystal.
A wish for you to enjoy peace and relaxation
Rose quartz brings you calmness and relaxation.
Breathe in. Hold for 5 seconds. Now breathe out.
Whoever gave you rose quartz probably wants you to enjoy more peace and tranquility in life, especially if you’ve had a lot of stress or been far too busy lately.
A reminder to forgive and release negative emotions
Rose quartz helps with forgiveness, releasing negative emotions, and getting over grudges.
Do you have any of those?
Sometimes we carry these on our shoulders for far too long.
Let this new crystal help you let go and move forward.
If you got the crystal from someone you are angry with, they’re probably asking for forgiveness or holding up a white flag for peace.
Getting a gift is not enough to just forgive someone if they’ve hurt you deeply. The choice is yours if you want to work through things with them or move on without them.
But the crystal can help with whatever you choose.
Then keep the crystal if you intend to maintain a relationship with the giver, or bury it somewhere in nature if you want the person to leave your life and you wish them all the best.
A symbol of harmony and balance
Rose quartz is a gift of harmony and balance, which can influence one or many areas of your life.
Getting a gift makes us feel good, so this is a great start.
But getting rose quartz as a gift brings the crystal’s calming energy into your life, which helps you feel calmer, which leads to better decisions for yourself and those around you, which leads to a better life.
It all starts with the calm of the crystal.
An expression of gratitude and appreciation
Sometimes rose quartz is given to show gratitude and appreciation.
You might get rose quartz from family, friends, colleagues, acquaintances, or even someone you’ve helped or done a random favor for.
Rose quartz makes a wonderful gift because so many people love it.
So the person is saying “Thank you” when they give you this crystal.
They might explain why in a card or in their own words when they give you the gift. You might already know what they’re grateful for.
If you don’t know why simply ask them.
Then show your own gratitude and appreciation for the lovely gift by telling them what a great choice they made.
Help with seeking positive relationships and experiences
Rose quartz a great gift for those who have a hard time finding a partner that’s good for them, someone who is lonely, or for someone you care about deeply.
Rose quartz attracts positive relationships and experiences. It’s a crystal for people and connection.
If someone gives you rose quartz, you’re being blessed with finding love and/or making strong bonds with others.
Rose quartz can serve you for many years, or even a lifetime, if you take good care of it.
And the relationships it helps you nurture during this time will probably also change over time, depending on what you need and the life stage you find yourself in. This is normal and to be expected.
Explore what the crystal has to offer you and be open to new friendships.
A gift of protection
Rose quartz is often used as a protective talisman that promotes optimistic energy.
If you get this crystal as a gift, you’re also getting the protection and security it offers.
The person giving you the crystal is knowingly or unknowingly surrounding you with positive energy and safety from negative influences.
An investment in better sleep
One of the many benefits of rose quartz is a good night’s rest, so rose quartz makes a wonderful gift if you struggle with insomnia or a sleep disorder.
If this is why you received the crystal, be sure to tap into its calming and soothing energy by placing it in your bedroom or under your pillow, to enjoy more restful and rejuvenating sleep.
Linked to the benefits of your zodiac sign
If you fall under one of the zodiac signs that should wear rose quartz, then getting this crystal as a gift brings you all the metaphysical benefits linked to your specific sign.
Taurus, Libra, and Pisces are believed to benefit most from wearing rose quartz because of their astrological properties. But other signs that work well with rose quartz are Aquarius, Aries, Cancer, Leo, Virgo, Scorpio, and Sagittarius.
For more information about rose quartz, here’s my guide with everything you need to know about this love crystal.