Rhodonite is a gorgeous rare stone known for its fiery color. Rhodonite is a manganese inosilicate mineral with triclinic crystalline system. The common color is rose red. Some stone produce a brownish tone caused by oxidation in nature. The cleavage of the crytalline structure is perfect and is prismatic, means perfect right angles.
Rhodonite is used in jewelry. The Commonwalth organisation of Massachutes had declared Rhodolite to be an official gem. Oilpearl has a wide range of loose Rhodonite gemstones and also deals with custom jewelry for more than two decades. Please feel free to email us if you have any orders and we most warmly welcome you. We serve certificates from Gubelin, GIA- Gemological Institute of America, AIGS- Asian Institute of Gemological Sciences, Tokyo gem lab, GIT, GRS etc.
Rhodonite is effective in treating nerve related issues as it is said to soothen the nerves. It vibrates a sense of well bring and relaxes the nerves. It also evokes self worth and wards off negative impulses. The color derivative is similar to the rhodolite garnet name origin, from the Greek word Rhodon which means rose color. Rhodonites have a vitreous lustrous with a specific gravity of 1.76 - 1.77 and a Hardness of 5.5-6.5. The refractive index is 1.716 to 1.752.