Rhodochrosite Gemstone Beads and Charms
Rhodochrosite is a beautiful pink gemstone, named for its rosy color. It is said to promote love and enthusiasm.
Healing properties and meaning of rhodochrosite
Rhodochrosite is said to have a very passionate effect. It is said to make you loving and enthusiastic. Furthermore, it is said to promote memory, passion and enhance your creative side. Also, rhodochrosite is said to give you an extra push of courage when you need it.
How to use rhodochrosite
In addition to our charms, connectors and beads you can make beautiful jewelry with, there are other uses. You can always carry the stone in your pocket. It is thought that you can then 'use' the beautiful properties of rhodochrosite at any time.
How to care for my rhodochrosite
Rhodochrosite can be cared for in a variety of ways. For example, you can cleanse it in water and charge it in moonlight.
Where does rhodochrosite come from?
An important finding place of rhodochrosite is Argentina. The most beautiful varieties are found there. Furthermore, they are also found in Chile, Mexico, South Africa, the United States and Peru.
Rhodochrosite is named after the beautiful pink color of roses. Rhodon means rose, and chros means colored in Greek. So actually it means rose-colored.
In Argentina, this stone has been known and loved by the Incas for centuries; they called it Inca Rose. They believed that rhodochrosite stones carried the blood of previous kings and queens. In Europe, it has only been on the market since 1940.
Which horoscope fits rhodochrosite
Rhodochrosite fits the horoscopes of lion and scorpio.
Of course any stone can be good for you, try to sense it and see which one(s) you like.
Which chakra fits rhodochrosite
Rhodochrosite fits the heart chakra (4th).
The color of rhodochrosite
Rhodochrosite has a beautiful pink color. The pink color comes from the mineral manganese. They generally range from pale pink to red, often with white streaks.
Chemical composition:Mn[CO3] (manganese-carbonate)
Mohs hardness: 4