Rhodochrosite is a crystal of compassion and healing. It is a love stone that promotes the release of old wounds, allowing for self-love, the necessary precursor to a successful romance. It works on the third (Solar Plexus) and fourth (Heart) chakras. It offers comfort and enhances forgiveness. It assists with the expression of affection, and being receptive to joy. Picture is representative, there are natural variations in each pendant. These hearts measure approximately 3/4 inch wide and long. Silver chains are sold separately.