Pink crystals relate to love, affection and the heart chakra. We often think of pink when it comes down to matters of the heart, so it's no surprise that pink crystals are associated with love.
The pink crystal that everyone thinks about first, Rose Quartz is a light pink colour and can either be translucent or transparent. You can tell if your Rose Quartz is of high quality, as it would be clear without a smudgy appearance. Rose Quartz is said to be the crystal of universal love and has a compassionate energy. Use Rose Quartz if you want calm, love and romance in your life.
Amethyst is known for its beautiful shades of purple, but it actually comes in many different colours, including dusty pink. This crystal is typically placed around the home, as it is said to have purifying powers. As Amethyst has such a regal colour, there was a time when only royalty were allowed to wear it! Amethyst is also the birthstone for people born in February.
People don't always think of diamonds being pink, but lots of crystals actually turn pink during crystal formation. Pink diamonds are a favourite among many and there are quite a few different ones to choose from. Although most people choose the not too expensive ones! Pink diamonds are said to get their colour because of plastic deformation.
Morganite is a crystal of pure elegance. It is a crystal that stands out because of its soft hues. Morganite is usually a light pink or a peach-pink, but can also be a purple-pink. This crystal contains small amounts of caesium and manganese, which gives it its light colour. Morganite was named in the early 1900s after banker and businessman J.P. Morgan.
Pink sapphires are one of the most popular sapphire colours. They are very rare in nature and come in many bright shades of pink. Hot pink has traditionally been a favourite among many, but more muted shades of pink are becoming more popular. Pink sapphires get their colour from traces of chromium and are very tough. This means that they usually don't need replacing for a long time.
By Pia Louisa