WHAT IS RHODONITE? Rhodonite is a pink or red tabular crystal or mass of crystals, named after the Greek word for rose because of it's pink color. Rhodonite is a combination of manganese, calcium silicate and iron and has a mottled appearance that is often flecked with black inclusions of manganese. It can also be yellow, green, or black.
WHY IT'S AWESOME? Amazingly, Rhodonite can be found as massive stalactites and stalagmites hanging from caves of Argentina.
MYSTIC LORE, LEGEND & DISCLAIMER: Through the ages, crystals and stones have been collected and prized for their timeless beauty, for their rich history and even their potential spiritual and metaphysical properties! At Spirit Magicka, we love the idea that crystals may have mystical properties, but please be aware... nothing we sell comes with any sort of mystical guarantee! 😉
👉 In Russian, Rhodonite was declared the national stone, and was used as a talisman for the protection of babies, nobles, and travelers.
👉 The Incas called in Inca Rose and believed that it was formed of the blood of their former kings and queens.
👉 Rhodonite with its pink crystals is a stone that resonates with soothing the matters of the heart. Rhodonite also is sometimes called the Stone of Love,the crystal of forgiveness, or the stone of unconditional love.
👉 In crystal energy work, Rhodonite has a big connection to the Heart Chakra. The heart chakra is the place where we learn compassion, trust and where our love comes from.
WHERE IT'S FOUND? Rhodonite was first discovered in Russia in the Ural Mountains in the 1790s. Also found in Australia, Cornwall, Brazil, Germany, Madagascar, Mexico, Russia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, and the U.S.A.
*All sizes are approximate and may vary somewhat.
*Each crystal & stone will vary slightly in appearance. Each beautiful and unique in its own way.