Rhodonite Pink Tourmaline Pendant
A stunning Rhodonite Pink Tourmaline Pendant with Cobaltian Calcite. A Creative silver design combining an array of pink crystals in various forms and shapes. A delight to the eye and a balm to the heart.
Key words: Discovering and developing hidden talents, compassion, love, generosity, altruism
Chakras: Base, heart
Elements: Fire, Earth
Zodiac Signs: Taurus, Aries, Leo
Rhodonite Crystal Healing Properties:
Rhodonite aids in perceiving where one’s talents lie and is a stone of learning and development. It increases self-worth, allowing one to feel clarity and confidence around where one’s path might lead. It encourages responsibility, generosity and co-operation in both individuals and community.
Rhodonite History and Uses:
Rhodonite derives its name from the Greek word “rhodos” meaning rosy which is a reference to its deep pink colour. It was first described in the 19th century but has been used throughout history to decorate objects, and during the Middle Ages it was used as a talisman to bring happiness and honour. It is found in the Ural region in Russia and a large slab of it was used to build a tomb for the wife of Czar Alexander II, it took 16 years to build and was finished in 1906, it is now in the Peter-and-Paul Cathedral in St. Petersburg. Rhodonite can be distinguished from Rhodochrosite by the inclusions of black manganese.
Rhodonite Geological Description:
Rhodochrosite is a manganese metasilicate mineral with a hardness of 5.5 to 6.5. It mostly occurs in massive or granular habits but can also crystallize in tabular form. Rhodonite frequently contains black inclusions of manganese oxide. It is found in Sweden, Australia, India, Madagascar, Mexico, South Africa, Brazil, Canada and the USA.
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
Cobaltian Calcite Key words: Healing the heart, harmony and friendship
Zodiac Signs: Cancer, Capricorn
Cobaltian Calcite Crystal Healing Qualities:
Cobaltian Calcite is a crystal of joy. It is excellent for use with the heart chakra and can aid in releasing buried emotions. It is uplifting and will encourage one to think positively and let go of negative feelings that one may have been holding onto. Cobaltian Calcite can bring an enhanced awareness of ones own body language and brings increased harmony for people or groups working with each other. This stone’s energy will also help to form friendships and may facilitate raising ones consciousness.
Calcite History and Uses:
Calcite gets its name from the Greek word “chalix” meaning lime. It comes in a wide variety of colours including, red, green, orange, yellow, blue, pink, clear, black and white. It is one of the most common minerals on Earth, making up the basis of limestone and marble, it takes many different forms and is formed in many different geological environments. Some forms fluoresce blue or red under UV light. It has been used to make cement and mortar and very clear translucent calcite has been used to make gun sights and geological (polarizing) microscopes.
Cobaltian Calcite Geological Description:
Calcite is a calcium carbonate mineral with a hardness of 3. It comes in a wide variety of forms and colours and is found on every continent of the world. Calcite makes up the major part of marble and limestone. Cobaltian Calcite occurs in crystaline form and it gets its deep pink colouring from the inclusion of Cobalt. Cobaltian Calcite is found in Morocco, Africa, Germany, Italy, England, USA and Australia.
Affirmation: I treasure my life and all the people around me.
Pink Tourmaline Key words: Love, Emotional Healing
Zodiac Sign: Libra
Pink Tourmaline Crystal Healing Properties:
Pink Tourmaline generates feelings of joy, happiness and relaxation. It helps us to find strength in vulnerability and feel joy in all of our learning experiences. As a powerful emotional balancer and cleanser, Pink Tourmaline is a great ally to help deal with stress. It is an excellent stone for sensitive & hyper active children who have trouble sleeping.
Pink Tourmaline History and Uses:
Tourmaline has been known since ancient times, a likeness of Alexander the Great carved in India in the 2nd or 3rd century BC has been found. It is the only gemstone which has such a wide variety of colours including red, pink, green, black, blue, violet, yellow and brown. This amazing crystal is pyroelectric and piezoelectric and Dutch traders would rub them and use them to pull the ashes from their meerschaum pipes, hence their name aschentrekkers or ash pullers.
Pink Tourmaline Geological Description:
Pink Tourmaline is a complex borosilicate with a hardness of 7 to 7.5. Its crystal pattern is hexagonal (trigonal) with prismatic crystals and striations running parallel to the main axis. Pink Tourmaline is found in California, Brazil, Africa, and Afghanistan.
Affirmation: My heart is healed and whole, and I radiate the energies of love