Rhodochrosite - Emotional Healing and Beautiful Jewelry
Rhodochrosite is not really a new semi-precious stone, The first modern descriptions of the stone appeared almost two centuries ago in what we now know as Romania.
The Inca Indians believed that rhodochrosite was a manifestation of the blood of deceased rulers turned to stone, Fromm these legends the stone go t the name "Rosa del Inca" or "Inca Rose"
Many believe that Rhodochrosite can help with emotional healing. The theory is that It encourages you to feel love for your self and in turn helps you attain a state of rapture and sublime happiness.
Whatever the opinions of the stones effect on people, the rose-colored stone is a very attractive mineral with an incomparable one-of-a-kind, color.
As a sign of it's increasing popularity, Colorado selected Rhodochrosite as its state mineral in response to a request from the Platte Canyon High School in Bailey,Colorado.. The logic for this decision was simple, the Sweet Home Mine Alma, Colorado is one of the best places in the world to find large red crystals of Rhodochrosite.
Quality banded specimens are often used for decorative stones for pendants, earrings and rings. Since it is a relatively soft stone, and having perfect cleavage, you hardly ever see Rhodochrosite faceted.
Rhodochrosite is thought to be an excellent conductor of energy. It supposedly soothes the heart, stimulates warm feelings of love and compassion, stimulates circulation and blood pressure, and helps the reproductive organs.
For all of that, it is probably a better investment than dinner at the best restaurant in town, and it might work more than once!
Rhodochrosire has a plethora of metaphysical qualities. It is an excellent source of relief from hearing problems, is an excellent source of cosmic energy and possibly most important it is believed to increases the feeling of love and affection. The person wearing Rhodochrosite becomes more creative and more empathetic.On the other hand, Rhodochrosite is suspected of increasing the curiosity and of the wearer.
It gives a person the ability to deal with life and its problems and It awakens the long dorm at feeling of love and acceptance in a person. As one would expect, all these help person increase their self-confidence .and self esteem.
Exotic Gems: How to Identify and Buy Tanzanite, Ammolite, Rhodochrosite, Zultanite, Sunstone, Moonstone & Other Feldspars
This is the first in a series of books that will explore the history, lore, evaluation, geographic sources, and identifying properties of lesser-known gems. This volume has 288 colour photographs of mounted and loose tanzanite, ammolite, zultanite, rhodochrosite, sunstone, moonstone, labradorite, spectrolite, andesine, amazonite, bytownite, orthoclase and oligoclase.