Kunzite is used for stimulating your crown chakra and your heart chakra. This means it might give you high vibrations and spiritual attunement. It is often associated with love because wearing kunzite jewelry has the potential to enable you to feel selfless love, selfless love for who you are and for those around you.
Kunzite is the best-known variety of the mineral spodumene. It is named after famed gemologist George Frederick Kunz, who was the first to identify it as a unique variety of spodumene. Kunzite gets its delicate color from trace amounts of manganese. California's San Diego County is an important source of kunzite.