Argentinian Rhodochrosite bead in a pear shape measures 12.5mm by 16.6mm.
Rhodochrosite metaphysical properties:
Great balancing crystal. If you don't use it for making jewelry, it is just the right size for placing over your stomach area to benefit your pancreas, spleen and kidneys or along those same acupuncture meridians. Works great as part of a necklace or bracelet, balances your being on all levels.
Great for a detox program, especially for those concerned with diabetes.
Balance your emotions and restore a proper sense of self and identity in the world. Just put in in a glass of water and sip your water through a straw. Mentally, this crystal helps you move from a negative thought to a more positive awareness.
Often recommended for narcolepsy.
Physically, place in it in your bath, again over abdomen. Or have a massage therapist place it over the lumbar portion of your spine.
To improve level of positive thinking, or for Narcoleptics, expose the bead to orange light for 8 to 10 minutes and then wear. Even better if placed in a titanium or copper pyramid form for half an hour after the orange light exposure.
Rhodochrosite is pink when it crystallizes with calcium instead of iron carbonate.
Rhodochrosite meaning: The Incan's believed that their rulers' blood turned into crystal when they died, which was the rhodochrosite.