Matched pair for earrings triangle shaped pink semi precious gemstone Rhodochrosite designer cabochons 20 mm by 10 mm and 4.5 mm thick.
Please note-the stone on the right is slightly thicker (5.5 mm as opposed to 5 mm on the left AND it has a tiny crystal vug or opening near the lower right corner. You can't really see it, but you can feel the roughness.
These stone cabochons weigh about 8 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.