This .925 Sterling Silver pendant with Rhodochrosite is 14k gold and has a lovely Amethyst detail. Please read on below for the folklore of both of these fascinating crystals!
Linked to the astrological signs of both Leo and Scorpio, Rhodochrosite is a stone that assists in restoring a sense of love and joy in life. Rhodochrosite is a stone that aids in self forgiveness and facilitates a state of self compassion. Rhodochrosite is a wonderful ally to work with when dealing with trauma and assists in inner child work. This is definitely a stone to work with if you seek to strengthen a connection with your higher self. Rhodochrosite serves as a bride of sorts between the upper and lower chakras to help one gain (or regain) a sense of wholeness.
Rhodochrosite is a stone of courage too. Rhodochrosite has a powerful connection to the heart chakra that allows one to make decisions in life that lead from the heart. Rhodochrosite is a stone that helps to remember your dreams, and gently gives you the courage to pursue them.
Amethyst is one of the ultimate stones for the third eye, making it a great mediation aid. Amethyst is very helpful in rising above the little negative details we can become caught up in at times, and helps us to step away and see the bigger picture. Amethyst is all about perspective, especially the larger mystical perspective beyond the mundane.
Amethyst has a folklore of both physical and psychic protection that goes back to ancient times. The Greek creation myth behind Amethyst also points to one of it's more modern attributions, that of moderation. Amethyst is said to be of special help to those seeking to overcome negative and self-sabotaging behavior patterns; it is said to be particularly helpful in overcoming addictions.
Since Amethyst works with both the crown and third eye chakras, it is a wonderful crystal ally in aiding in developing one intuition. Amethyst is also beneficial to those who are in careers that focus on creativity as Amethyst is stimulating to the imagination as well. With Amethyst's focus on imagination, creativity, and mystical experience it is associated with the astrological sign Pisces.