Rhodochrosite, Betts Mine, Plainville, MA
This is a natural stone showing cheerful shades of rose in light and darker rose to bright pink color, with creamy white running through it.
This stone name comes from two Greek words, rhodon + chroma, meaning rose + color. The ancient Inca civilization incorporated beautiful bright pink crystals of the stone into jewelry.
This stone looks especially nice when worn with lighter and darker shades of pinks, charcoals or black as well as white and creamy colors. It looks quite stunning when worn with unexpected colors, such as blues, teals or purples!
The Stone Lore:
It is said to: Open the heart, lifting depression and encouraging a positive attitude; soothe emotional stress; stimulate love and passion whole energizing the soul.