Dusky pink with paler yellowy pink tints and black manganese mineral veining.
With good toughness, good stability and a hardness of 6, rhodonite is suitable for use in pendants, earrings, brooches and cufflinks but consideration should be given when using in bracelets and rings.
Hardness – resistance to scratching and wear
Stability – resistance to alteration by light, heat or chemicals
Toughness – resistance to fracture, cleavage or cracking
Please note you will receive the stone in the photograph