Rose quartz is a variety of quartz that ranges from pale pink to rose red hue. The color is believed to be due to trace amounts of titanium, iron, or manganese. Rose quartz is found in Madagascar, India, Germany, South Africa and several localities in the USA in Maine and South Dakota, butmost fine Rose Quartz comes from Brazil.  Rose Quartz is long rumored in folklore as a love stone, and also brings gentleness, forgiveness, and tolerance and eases heartache.