Rhodocrosite in Sterling Silver Pendant
Metal: .925 Sterling Silver
Weight: 20 g
Product Type: One of a kind
Rhodocrosite is a transparent to translucent manganese carbonate mineral. In its pure form it is typically a rose-red color, impurities can result in various 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 one impressive example of Rhodocrosite, remarkable banding with rosy-reds, pale translucent pinks, and opaque light brown on the upper outer corner. The banding pattern gives the impression of a flower blooming, that paired with the romantic reds and bright silver help add an exceptional charm to this one-of-a-kind piece. Great for formal or casual wear, this pendant would also make a great anniversary gift.
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.