This elegant Pear-Shaped Rhodochrosite Pendant is made with sterling and fine silver, boasting a luscious tropical color that is sure to captivate your heart and draw attention. Dare to make a statement with this timeless piece of jewelry.
- 7/8" x 1-1/2" drop
- Sterling silver chain included in your choice of length.
Not hallmarked due to FTC regulations.
Rhodochrosite gets its name from the Greek words "rhodon", meaning rose, and "chros", meaning color. It comes in pink to red, orangy red, yellowish orange, and light to medium brown. Rhodochrosite is a manganese carbonate.
Found in Colorado, Argentina, Peru, and South Africa, the color of rhodochrosite ranges from light pink to pinkish red to hot pink to rose to bright red to orange red. Rhodochrosite often contains streaks and/or circular patterns of white and pink banding.
Rhodochrosite is the state mineral of Colorado.