Buy Desert Rose from Crystals By Nature. Desert Rose is a colloquial name given for clusters of gypsum that take on rose-like formations. With intricate designs and an abundance of sand grains, each Desert Rose piece has small groupings of orbs referred to as "petals", capped with snow. Desert Rose is truly stunning, its composition very unique and unlike any crystal cluster. Desert Rose aids in focus and is helpful in meditation practices. It strengthens intuition and is used to connect with angelic spirits while balancing energy and emotions.