The Best Crystals for Love – What Gemstones you need to bring Love into your Life
Who doesn’t want a little more love in their life? It’s the most powerful energy there is! A common theme for songs, movies, and novels, love has started wars and saved lives. So how can one connect to the energy of love? How about crystals.
History of Crystals
Despite their new popularity with New Age and Spiritual Communities, crystals have been used for thousands of years and throughout every corner of the world. Many cultures believed that crystals contained energetic properties that could be used for healing and working with. From early Christians to Ancient Chinese, crystals and gemstones have been used for their various energetic and metaphysical properties, and even to call in certain energies, like love.
Aside from their beautiful colors and being given as gifts of jewelry, certain gemstones and crystals were commonly associated with the energy of love. These particular stones were used to call in, attract, and even enhance love in one’s life.
Curious to know more? We have put together a list of some of the best crystals for love out there. Read on to find out the lore, legend, and uses for these loving stones.
Perhaps one of the most recognizable stones associated with love, Rose Quartz brings the ultimate loving energy into one’s life. Rose Quartz not only acts to foster romantic love, but love on all levels, from self-love, friendship love, and universal unconditional love.
Called the Heart Stone, Rose Quartz works with the heart chakra to remove emotional wounds, release blockages of fear, and gently heal and provide compassion, peace, and empathy. It has been used as a love token as early as 600 BC, being used to attract new love and romance, or strengthen and deepen an existing relationship.
In Feng Shui, Rose Quartz is used to call in love. Placed in the relationship sector of the home, and often in pairs in symbolizes partnership and loving unity. Its soft and beautiful feminine energies connect with the goddesses Freya and Aphrodite, both goddesses of love and beauty.
Wearing a piece of jewelry made from rose quartz or having a large specimen in your home can bring in these energies of love into your life.
Moonstone has been prized for many years and throughout the world as a stone connected with love. In India, it was especially significant for lovers, and was a traditional wedding gift. During the Art Noveau period in Europe, it was even thought to bring reconciled lovers back together.
Moonstone supports a sensual side of love, stimulating the Kundalini energy and awakening lustful and sexual desires. With its connection to sensual and sexual love, it also supports fertility. A necklace worn during lovemaking on a full moon was believed to aid in the likelihood of a child.
On an emotional level, moonstone works with the heart to bring the nurturing and feminine qualities of love. It provides a depth of feeling, helping one to tap into their truest desires for love in their life. It soothes emotional heartache and helps one in moving forward in new love ventures.
While known today for more of its energies associated with creativity and energy, traditionally Carnelian was worn and used to enhance passion, love, and desire. It was thought to help rekindle the love that might have faded in long-term relationships, reigniting the passion and desire. Connecting to the Sacral Chakra, Carnelian works to bring instill intimacy and enhance fertility, being a crystal used in love for conception.
Carnelian’s energy helps to alleviate jealousy and possessiveness in romantic relationships, helping to overcome sexual anxieties and improve performance in the bedroom. Used to bring more pleasure to one’s life in general, this can translate into romantic relationships and love.
Connected to growth and abundance, Green Aventurine brings an abundance of love into one’s life and works in growing and cultivating the love that is already there. Working with the Heart Chakra, Green Aventurine helps to balance the emotional body, soothing emotional stress and releases the energies of unhealthy relationships, patterns, and heartaches so that new, positive, and healthy love can enter.
If one is looking for change and new opportunities in love, Green Aventurine is the perfect crystal. It provides a gentle optimism at the new embarks and endeavors one can make in the world of love and relationships. With its green color connected to health and renewal, Green Aventurine promotes healthy and positive love. It is an excellent stone to wear or have in your home for health, love, and happiness.
Though Amethyst is often associated with peace, it has associations of love as well. The stone of St. Valentine, it represents faithful lovers and is often referred to as the ‘couple’s stone’. It was even believed that St. Valentine wore an amethyst ring engraved with the image of Cupid. Today, Amethyst is seen as a stone connected to soulful love and communion.
Amethyst’s gentle and peaceful energies enhance and aid in love, helping to remove anger, hate, and stress so that love can enter one’s life more freely and with ease. Its purple hues connect to the deep and divine essence of love and transcend into spiritual love on an etheric level. It is the perfect stone to gift to your love for a deep and meaningful connection.
If you are looking to call in some of that loving energy into your life, then ones of these crystals is sure to do just the trick. You can find many different options, from necklaces to tumbled stones on our online store. Find the perfect crystal to connect to love today!
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