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. This stone offers comfort and enhances forgiveness. Rhodochrosite assists with the expression of affection, and being receptive to joy. Picture is representative. Individual stones naturally vary.