Rhodochrosite beads are usually made from a stone scientifically referred as Manganese Carbonate. Its name originates from the Greek word,”rhodon” (rose), and “chroma” means (color). It is based from the pink stone and white bands. The best sources of these beads are come from USA, Peru, Argentina, South Africa, and Canada.
These beads certainly deserve a place in producing jewelry as well as, for fine crafts. It is often engraved into cabochons and beads for ornaments, but is also used as a sculptural stuff. For its, common treatments: none, for proper care: avoid collision, scratch, insensitive chemicals such as acids, and it has a hardness from 3.5 – 4.