Rhodocrosite is a transparent to translucent manganese carbonate mineral. In its pure form it is typically a rose-red color, impurities can result in shades of pink and pale browns. Rhodocrosite streaks white, and crystal twinning is often present. The Mohs Hardness sits between 3.5 and 4.
Sterling silver is the brightest of all precious metals being known for its bright luster. It is also known for being very durable which makes it popular in jewelry as it will withstand the test of time.
This pendant is a stunning teardrop-shaped Rhodocrosite stone set in a bright and lustrous Sterling Silver setting. The Rhodocrosite stone itself has a unique banded variation in color that starts at a rosy-red and blends into an array of pale and deep pinks. This piece would be ideal for formal occasions large or small with its brilliant silver accenting and rosy romantic charm!
Rhodocrosite is commonly associated with love on all levels. It is believed that Rhodocrosite can encourage compassion, kindness, selfless love, and expand spiritual consciousness. Naturally then, Rhodocrosite is believed to have an association with balancing the Heart Chakra.
You are purchasing the exact piece in the photographs. It measures 4 cm tall and 2 cm wide.