Definition of rose quartz in US English:

rose quartz


  • A translucent pink variety of quartz.

    • ‘An example is the circular silver gilt centerpiece that are repeated on the rim of the body and at the base of a rose quartz finial.’
    • ‘So Angel, with help from Bridget, dressed herself in the pink satin gown and some rose quartz jewelry that had been her mother's.’
    • ‘She noticed a polished, pale stone of rose quartz hanging from a golden chain.’
    • ‘He's launched his boat in a clear pool where I can see the rose quartz he mentioned.’
    • ‘Mary chose a rose quartz which shone with a clear, soft pink light.’
    • ‘Using materials native to New Zealand and semi-precious stones like aventurine, rose quartz and freshwater pears each of her pieces are totally original.’
    • ‘This jeweler, though, is the master of recreating good fake jewellery and this season has produced some delightful (but reasonably priced) pieces in rose quartz and garnet.’
    • ‘Plutonites, also magmatic, form in conditions of extreme heat and pressure far deeper within the Earth; colourful translucent crystals such as aventurine, peridot and rose quartz are the result.’
    • ‘It was a mixture of curvy furniture and extravagant materials, including lapis lazuli, ivory, amazonite, ebony, horn, and rose quartz.’
    • ‘The material displayed by participants from Zambia included rough amethyst, citrine, aquamarine, emeralds, garnet, rose quartz, black tourmaline, green tourmaline, mineral specimens and cut and polished amethyst.’
    • ‘Her collection is not much but it includes mica, aquamarine, tourmaline, rubies and rose quartz.’
    • ‘There are bracelets, earrings, pendants, and so on, set with rubies, emeralds, sapphires, and other gemstones such as tanzanite, tourmaline, aquamarine, yellow topaz, rose quartz, peridot, and many more.’
    • ‘He rescues rose quartz from sculptors' scrap, polishes up and drills holes in for beading.’