Rose Quartz Ring Information
The wonderful thing about rose quartz rings is their soft, pink color. The abundance of rose quartz gems means that rings with an almost infinite variety of designs are on offer, from classic halo rings to elaborate rose quartz cocktail rings and unique star rose quartz cabochon rings. Rose quartz is a unique pale pink quartz gemstone which has been used for rings from ancient times until today. With Pantone's 2016 announcement that reassuring Rose Quartz was the color of the year, this jewelry gemstone has soared in popularity. Both calming and charming, rose quartz rings exude tender femininity, making them one of the most popular jewelry pieces for ladies. For ladies who love cocktail rings that last, rose quartz is a must.
Due to the abundance of quartz all over the world, rose quartz ring history is quite long. Artifacts, including rings and other jewelry items created from rose quartz were produced in ancient Egypt, where rose quartz was believed to help preserve youth. The Assyrians crafted rose quartz jewelry as well as the ancient Greeks, who carved rose quartz rings. Ancient Greek rose quartz rings served two purposes; these artifacts were very beautiful yellow gold rings that served as ornaments and doubled up as personal seals. Thus, rose quartz rings have been loved by various cultures for centuries.
Rose quartz rings of the rich and famous include Australian actress, Teresa Palmer's unconventional rose quartz, diamond and rose gold engagement ring. Another celebrity who has flaunted a rose quartz ring is "Desperate Housewives" star, Terri Hatcher, who wore a rose quartz and pink sapphire cocktail ring by Nafco Gems. American actress and star of "Girls", Allison Williams chose a rose gold, rose quartz, diamond and tourmaline ring by Brumani for Sean Penn's Help Haiti Gala in 2014. A Brumani rose quartz and pink tourmaline ring was also seen on the finger of "Modern Family" star, Sarah Hyland at a pre-Emmy Award event in 2014. The ring was the perfect accompaniment to her neutral-colored top and white trousers. Mexican actress and singer, Vanessa Villela looked pretty in a pink dress which was complemented by rose quartz, amethyst, aquamarine and diamond jewelry, including a gemstone ring.
Rose quartz ring designs have almost infinite variety. This is because rose quartz gemstones are widely available and also extremely versatile; they can be carved, cut en cabochon or faceted. Both fine jewelry and everyday fashion rings are made from rose quartz. Some may sneer at rose quartz engagement rings, but there is no reason to do so, since rose quartz halo rings in platinum or rose gold are beautiful, durable and are also believed to promote true love. The obvious choice for side stones to accompany rose quartz gems are white gemstones such as diamond and sapphire. Other popular choices are pink gemstones, such as sapphire, spinel and zircon. These really bring out the pink in a rose quartz ring. Less conventional side stones are contrasting chocolate colored gemstones, which look great in rose gold. Blue sapphire and grayish-blue spinel gems are a more modern choice of contrasting accent stones. Rose gold rings really accentuate the warm tones of rose quartz, while white gold or silver cool it down. More modern rose quartz rings use mixed metals or blend white accent stones with yellow gold, such as a stunning carved "Glyptique Wing" ring in 18K yellow gold with white diamonds by Noor Fares.
A rose quartz ring buying guide should address the fact that rose quartz can be translucent or transparent, and even rings with transparent rose quartz gems can contain inclusions. While the most highly valued rose quartz gems are the most transparent, the inclusions give rose quartz gems a unique and attractive milky appearance. Some ring buyers prefer a hazier rose quartz stone, while others value transparency. When the inclusions of rose quartz are aligned in a certain way, the result is a star rose quartz gemstone, or more rarely, a cat's eye rose quartz. The best star rose quartz rings contain gems with straight, clear stars that stretch across the surface of the stone. Rose quartz rings range from extremely affordable to more costly designer items, which are priced according to the artistry, precious metal content and gemstones. The colors of rose quartz range from very pale to medium-dark pink with violet zones, with the largest gemstones showing the most intense color. This means that a rose quartz cocktail ring will wow the most.
How to wear rose quartz rings depends on the style of the wearer. Some may like to go all out in pink, while others will use a rose quartz ring to soften an urban white ensemble or a black dress. The soft, feminine pink of rose quartz makes it ideal for women's rings that can be worn with almost anything, whether formal or casual. Colors that look great with rose quartz rings include pink, purple, nude, silver, navy blue and gray. The beauty of rose quartz rings is their charming color and dramatic sizes. The subtle color of rose quartz is ideal for any skin tone and heightens a healthy glow in the wearer.
The ability to soothe and calm are among the traditional rose quartz ring meanings. As well as encouraging tranquility, rose quartz rings are thought to encourage love, compassion, attraction and healing, so are popular with crystal healers. Additionally, rose quartz rings are said to dissipate feelings of jealousy, disappointment, anger and fear. Thus rose quartz rings make perfect gifts for lovers, Valentine's Day gifts and are also suitable for those who are brokenhearted. Some rose quartz fanatics put rose quartz under their pillow to promote restful sleep and encourage creative inspiration. Rose quartz rings are also given in celebration of the 5th wedding anniversary.