Rose Quartz is a pink variety of quartz, belonging to the rock crystal family of stones. All rock crystals are composed of SiO2 They form according to a trigonal crystal structure, and have a hardness of 7 on the Mohs scale.
These Rose Quartz slabs are nonporous and washable, with a hardness of 7 on the Mohs Scale it is highly durable and will not easily scratch. Being stone it will also absorb and withstand some heat. All these attributes make them perfect to use as a cheese board or a trivet on which to rest hot pots or teapots. Obviously, you don’t have to use it in this fashion but they were cut nice and thick with this in mind.