Rhodocrosite · Silver Pendant

Rhodocrosite · Silver Pendant

60.00

A lovely chunky piece of Rhodocrosite from Northern Argentina. This teardrop piece has beautiful varying shades of pink and quartz formations inside, polished to a high-shine. On it's back you can see forms of Pyrite (Fool's Gold) which is often found with Rhodocrosite. Known as 'Inca Rose', Rhodocrosite was thought to represent the purity of the Andean Women.

This metalwork technique dates back thousands of years to pre-Incan artisans. Made using only pliers to shape the Silver, with no soldering or heat. 

Dimensions of pendant:

Length: 5cm

Width: 2.8cm (at widest point)

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