Origin: (1823) From Greek rhodon meaning rose) Used for carvings especially sarcophagus of the Russian emperor Alexander II (1818 – 1881) from a single block.
Description: Ranges from pink to rose red, brown-red with black inclusions of manganese.
Source: U.S.A., Sweden
Healing Properties: Activates unconditional love. Actualise your potential. Useful for trauma and releasing anxiety. Helps one see both sides of an issue. Emphysema, acid levels and iron imbalances.