Reimagined Components: Rose quartz hoop salvaged from a vintage earring with a ridged metal crown bead strung on a 20'' brown leather cord
1888's Take: Along with the idea of love comes the concept of openness. In order to receive love one must first be open to receiving it, they must open their heart to the world and most importantly to themselves. After all, how could one walk through a door that was closed? Opening ourselves up isn't always easy for everyone, but in matters of the heart- healing, showing compassion, giving and receiving undeniable, unconditional love- it's the first necessary step.
Rose Quartz. The fair and lovely Rose Quartz, with its gentle pink essence, is a stone of the heart, a crystal of unconditional love. It carries a soft feminine energy of compassion and peace, tenderness and healing, nourishment and comfort. Genuine love arises for both others and oneself.
The oval, derived from the Latin word "ovum", meaning egg, non-surprisingly is representative of the womb and reproductive cycle. It brings about the inspiration of creation and new ideas- new life.
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