Rhodochrosite Oval Sterling Silver Ring; size 7


A richly pink-colored rhodochrosite oval cabochon set into a simple sterling silver band. The banding on the stone is truly eye-catching!
Approx. dimensions of stone: 17mm H x 13mm W x 8mm D
Size 7 only

1 in stock



This manganese carbonate derives its name from the Greek rhodokhros , meaning “of rosy color.” While the color of pure rhodochrosite is red-rose, it can also be pink, brown or grey. Rhodochrosite is commonly mined for its manganese. The Incas believed rhodochrosite to be the blood of their former rulers turned to stone, so it is sometimes called “Rosa del Inca” or “Inca Rose.” Famous deposits of rhodochrosite are found in Argentina, Colorado, Mexico, and Peru. Metaphysically, it is used for loving tenderness


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Weight1.1 oz


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