It was time to put away my red and blue beads and give some other colours a bit of a go!
I have a great little stash of Rose Quartz beads and they have been out on my desk this week. They are a very light pink colour and look great on their own or combined with other coloured gemstones or pearls.
I'm not an expert on the spiritual qualities of gemstones but from what I have read Rose Quartz apparently gives
inner peace and helps in all matters pertaining to love in all its
forms. It is reportedly a stone of unconditional love that opens the
heart to all forms of love: self-love, family love, platonic
and romantic love and is a very soothing and happy
stone that brings gentleness, forgiveness, compassion,
kindness and tolerance..... quite a good wrap for an unassuming gemstone!
Here is what I came up with - named 'Pearl's Rose'. I've used freshwater pearls to compliment the Rose Quartz beads in a double strand necklace: