The color pink is the color of love and rose quartz is considered the stone of love. Love for oneself, your partner, the community, and for Earth. This stone can activate your heart chakra. This is a great stone to begin working with as it helps with clearing the emotional body and helps to release old emotional programs.
Rose Quartz can help you to forgive by understanding situations from more positive perspectives.
Rose Quartz opens the heart and allows you to restore trust, an essential process for moving forward. If you have been holding onto negativity from the past, Rose Quartz can help you replace those icky feelings with pure thoughts love.
There are several ways you can integrate a rose quartz in to your environment.
My favorite thing rose quartz is a rough specimen. There is such beauty in the roughness of the stone along with the loving energy it carries.
You can find rose quartz in specialty shops that carry crystals and stones like Storm Wisdom in Phoenix. You can also find a large selection at Earthegy, an online store that carries a huge assortment of crystals and stones.