Rhodochrosite, known as Rosa del Inca or Inca Rose, was found in pre-Colombian silver mines back in the 13th century. Ranging in color from light pink to bright red, the banded pink colors seen here are characteristic of this stone.
Believed to open the heart, lift depression and encourage a positive and cheerful outlook, while improving self worth, soothing emotional stress and energizing the soul.
Wrapped in argentium silver wire, these earrings measure ~ 2 inches from top of earwire to bottom of dangle. Weight 0.15 oz each.