Jensen Silver Ring with Rose Quartz
of Ring: 3.2 cm (1.25") x 2 cm (.75")
by Georg Jensen c. 1905
Georg Jensen designed this ring in the early part of the C20th.
A variety of different stones were used, including a green cabouchon,
jet and lapis. This particular example has rose quartz as the
centre piece. This ring is another dramatic piece of Georg Jensen
jewellery which will stand the test of time.
quartz is pink quartz that is often called the "Love Stone." The high
energy of quartz gives rose quartz the property of enhancing love in
virtually any situation. In turn, this lowers stress. All in all it
is a very soothing and happy stone.
rose quartz brings gentleness, forgiveness, compassion, kindness and
is a type of quartz which exhibits a pale pink to rose red hue. The
color is usually considered as due to trace amounts of titanium, iron,
or manganese, in the massive material. Some types of quartz contain
microscopic rutile needles which produces an asterism in transmitted
light. Recent X-ray diffraction studies suggest that the color is due
to thin microscopic fibers of possibly dumortierite within the massive
In crystal form (rarely found) it is called pink quartz and its color
is thought to be caused by trace amounts of phosphate or aluminium.
The first crystals were found in a pegmatite found near Rumford, Maine,
US, but most crystals on the market come from Minas Gerais, Brazil.