Lovely semi precious pink stone Rhodochrosite.
This oval shaped bead pendant is drilled with a 4 mm hole near the top for hanging on your cord or chain, or adding into your bead creation!
It is 45 mm by 23 mm and 10 mm thick.
The drilled stone bead pendant is polished on both sides!
Gorgeous semi precious gemstone pink and white marbled Rhodochrosite from Argentina.
Rhodochrosite actually formed in the Incan silver mines after they were abandoned in the thirteenth century.
These magnificent pink stalactites are made into beautiful designer cabochons for jewelry.
Rhodochrosite's name is derived from the Greek words rhodon ("rose red") and chros ("color").
Rhodochrosite has a hardness of 3.5 to 4.
Metaphysical Properties: Rhodochrosite is the stone of love. Rhodochrosite jewelry stones are said to sooth the heart and comfort the soul.