Pink Rhodochrosite Bead Pendant
This is pink Rhodochrosite from Argentina drilled stone bead pendant is 40 mm long (1.5 inch) by 15 mm (.5 inch) wide and 9 mm thick. This piece is polished all the way around and drilled with a small 3 mm hole side to side near the top. It can be strung on a wire or cord or incorporated into your own bead creation!
These magnificent Rhodochrosite stalactites are collected and made into jewelry world wide.
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 Rhodochrosite: Rhodochrosite is said to be a stone of love. It soothes the heart and comforts the soul.
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 offer First Class or Priority Mail and charge actual USPS shipping. Overnight shipping might be available but you need to call me to request it.
International Shipping terms: We offer Priority Mail or 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.
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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.