Rhodochrosite Designer Gemstone Cabochon
A gorgeous cabochon of rare gemmy pink Rhodochrosite from Argentina. These magnificent pink stalactites are collected and made into jewelry world wide.
This Rhodochrosite designer cabochon is custom cut for the creative jeweler. It is 39 mm by 21 mm wide and 4 mm thick. It is slightly translucent.
This uniquely marbled stone is a combination of various shades of pink, ranging from very light to a deep raspberry. A manganese ore, rhodochrosite appears in a banded pattern with various white minerals, often calcite.
Its name is derived from the Greek words rhodon and chros.
Rhodochrosite has a hardness of 3.5 to 4.
Metaphysical Properties of Rhosochrosite: Rhodochrosite is said to be a stone of love. It soothes the heart and comforts the soul.
Cabochons are stones cut for jewelry and are measured in mm. One inch is equal to about 25 mm. 13 mm is only about 1/2 inch.
U.S. Shipping terms: Cabochons, rough rock poundage and all orders over $50 are shipped for FREE in the U.S. On all others I ship Priority Mail and charge actual shipping. I never charge more than $10.95 for combined shipping within the U.S.!
International Shipping terms: We offer Priority Mail at actual cost, including Flat Rate. Or we offer First Class (up to 4 pounds) which is the cheapest but is NOT tracked and can take 2-8 weeks for delivery. Customs, duties, taxes, etc. are the responsibility of the buyer.
Please note: Items are One of A Kind, due to the natural stone material there may be some small natural flaws. Major flaws will be listed. You will always receive the item pictured unless otherwise noted! Any questions??-please contact me.