Rhodochrosite Heart Cabochon
Is a highly desired gemstone when it produces its red-rose colour. Its pattern of swirls make Rhodochrosite stand apart from other gemstones.
This custom cut heart is backed by clear quartz to give the gorgeous gemstone added support. It's a beauty on either side which lends a opportunity for a double sided pendant. This one of kind heart is the perfect gift for a one of a kind love.
Rhodochrosite is a manganese carbonate mineral. It's a difficult mineral to work as it has perfect cleavage in 3 directions and a hardness of 3.5 to 4.
Rhodochrosite for lapidary and mineral use is only found in a few places which are Argentina, South Africa, Peru, Montana, Colorado, Russia, Romania, Gabon, Mexico, and Japan.
Rhodochrosite is a strong stone in aiding emotional healing. It invites you to feel love for yourself. It's strong energy will assist in meditation, and helps in obtaining a state of bliss.
Size 1 inch by 1.25 inches
Cut By Bruce Smith.