Rhodochrosite Hematite Pendant
A beautifully patterned large Rhodochrosite set in combination with a polished Hematite in a sterling silver set triple stone pendant. This combination will help you to feel grounded and secure whilst exploring the wonders of your inner child.
Rhodochrosite Key words: Emotional healing, recovery of lost memories or forgotten gifts, self love, compassion
Chakras: Heart and solar plexus
Element: Fire, Water
Zodiac Sign: Leo, Scorpio
Rhodochrosite Crystal Healing Properties: Rhodochrosite is a powerful heart healer, cooling emotional heat and providing insight into issues. It allows one to recover ones sense of playfulness and joy of life, and is very healing for the ‘inner child’. Rhodochrosite is an excellent anti- stress, anti anxiety- stone.
Rhodochrosite History and Uses: This crystal was first found in 1813 in silver mines in Romania and is named from the Greek rhodokhros meaning “of rosy colour”. Pure Rhodochrosite is quite rare. In its purest form, it is typically pale pink or rose-red, but its color can vary from shades of pink, deep red, orange to pale brown.
Rhodochrosite Geological Description: Rhodochrosite is a manganese carbonate with a hardness of 3.5 to 4. It mostly occurs in massive, granular, botryoidal, nodular or stalactitic habits. The most important deposit of Rhodochrosite is in Argentina, where it formed in the Incan Silver mines after they were abandoned in the Thirteenth century. Quality specimens have also been found in Colorado.
Affirmation: With compassion for myself and others I engage the process of healing from past wounds and I embrace with joy the recovery of my wholeness
Hematite Keywords: Grounding, manifestation, making the spiritual physical
Zodiac Signs: Aries, Aquarius, Taurus, Cancer
Hematite Crystal Healing Properties: Hematite is a strongly grounding stone that assists one in carrying very high frequency energies while still remaining connected to the Earth and ones body. It encompasses both yin and yang energies, encouraging balance, integration and a resolution of polarities. Hematite is excellent for energetic support of recovery from any ailment of the blood or blood production.
Hematite History and Uses: Hematite’s name is derived from the ancient Greek word for blood haima, haimatitēs lithos means “blood-red stone”. When Hematite is mixed with clay it is called red ochre, which when it is ground and powdered makes a red pigment for painting. The oldest evidence of this practice was recently found in Africa where Middle Stone Age people living approx 160,000 years ago ground red ochre to paint their bodies. Hematite was very popular during the Victorian era when it was used to make marcasite jewellery.
Hematite Geological Description: Hematite is an iron oxide mineral with a hardness of 5 to 6. It is commonly found in massive form although tabular or rosette crystals do occur. Fine grades of Hematite suitable for polishing are found in Brazil.
Affirmation: I am balanced and whole as I ground Divine light energy into the physical realm.