Desert Rose – Barite

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Desert Rose 

    • Alternative Name: Barite, Gypsum
    • Crystal System: Monoclinic
    • Formation: Primary
    • Mineral Class: Sulphates
    • Hardness Mohs: 1.5
    • Location Found:  Desert area around the world
    • Colour: Brown, Pinky and cream
    • Rareity: Common
    • Forms: natural flower shape formations and  in Jewelry
    • Birthstone: Nil

Desert Rose History Mythology: American Indian Legend of Desert Rose – Indian Warriors, who had shifted from the physical to the spiritual world, returned at night and carved the Barite roses as a gift for their people.  These stones are formed over time where inland seas evaporate and grown as moisture is lost and the stone forms.  Please try and avoid wetting them as they can lose their shape and structure over time.

Desert Rose Metaphysical Healing Properties Information:  Desert Rose is used to enhance love and peace in the world and encourage you to remember how to working together for the best outcome. Desert Rose is a very soothing nighttime stone and assists you to go into your dreams without doubt or fear.  It is a perfect stone to site beside the bed for anyone that has nightmare or night terrors.  Desert Rose is a very peaceful and calming stone and  encourages friendship, harmony and clears away negative fears around being yourself, giving you personal freedom. It assists to brings calm and self assurance to your life.

As they are Desert born when inland lakes and seas evaporate overtime they do not like water.  Please avoid wetting these stones.

Chakra – Third Eye, Crown Chakras

Healing – Removes toxins, stimulates vision, soothes nervous system and helps recovery of addictions. 


  • Desert Roses are fragile and should be handled with care.  they work wonderfully sitting on a bedside table or in an area that would benefit from their calming vibration.
  • When working with dreams to understand better and remove any fear involved they are the perfect stone and can be place beside the bed or in a grid around the bed with stones like Selenite and Black Tourmaline.
  • Used in any grid work they bring peace, calm and understanding.

Desert Rose Products for Sale

Shipping info for all purchases:

  • FREE standard shipping for all purchases over $30 and under 250 grams in Australia
  • $7.50 flat fee for all postage within Australia for purchases under $30
  • Express Post available $10 on all orders within Australia
  • All postage outside Australia $27.50 tracked flat rate.
  • Pickup available from Events listed on Calendar by appointment.


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