Matched pair for earrings oval shaped pink semi precious gemstone Rhodochrosite designer cabochons 20.5 mm by 12 mm and 4.5 mm thick.
These stone cabochons weigh about 11 carats each.
Gorgeous semi precious stone pink and white marbled Rhodochrosite from Argentina.
Rhodochrosite actually formed as stalactites in the Inca silver mines after they were abandoned in the thirteenth century.
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 said to be a stone of love. Rhodochrosite is also said to soothe the heart and comforts the soul.