Gemstone: Rhodolite Garnet
Magenta in hue, rhodolite garnets are violet-red and regal in their inclusions and colors. Rhodolite garnet was first discovered in the US, in North Carolina, and some believe this gemstone is named for roses.
MOHS Hardness: 7-7.5
Care: Rhodolite garnet is relatively durable. To keep your rhodolite garnet jewelry clean, use warm water with mild soap and a soft toothbrush or cloth. Do not use a steam cleaner or ultrasonic cleaner.
Healing Properties: Love, compassion, healing, and goodwill.