- Rhodonite Pendant – Oval 1x.7x.4″
Restoration and Recovery
Affirmation: My body is in a constant state of restoration and healing. My mental and emotional bodies are nourished and balanced. I find balance in my life through play, work, rest, exercise, and laughter. I easily nurture myself. I attract nurturing people into my life.
Color: pink, pink-red, or pink-brown often with black inclusions
Astrological sign(s): Capricorn, Libra
Mohs scale: 5.5–6.5
Spiritual uses: Rhodonite is a stone to help ground your spiritual practice. With this stone in hand, visualize and connect your heart with the energetic roots that grow from the soles of your feet. This stone reminds you to find ways to integrate your spirituality into everyday life so your heartfelt connection with the Divine becomes evident in your daily interactions with others.
Mental uses: Rhodonite helps you to relax your mind enough so that you don’t take everything so seriously. With this stone in hand, look for and appreciate the comical aspects of mental challenges and allow the laughter that originates within to well up and relieve pressure and uplift you mentally as well as emotionally.
Emotional uses: Rhodonite helps to restore balance to your emotional body after a period of grief following a loss or disappointment. This rosy gem also offers grounded support during a time of heartache and sorrow. Allow the gentle pink energy to help you carry on as you journey through a period of unhappiness. Use this stone to feel love.
Physical uses: Rhodonite is a good stone to assist you in healing and balancing your physical body.
Divine guidance: Are you in the process of healing after the loss of a job, relationship, a pet, or loved one? It is important to reestablish your equilibrium—physically, mentally, and emotionally—after periods of intensity. Try this: look in the mirror, smile, and say, “I love you!” It’s time to cultivate a deeper relationship with yourself. Uncover what you can do for yourself to increase your happiness.
Excerpted from The Essential Guide to Crystals, Minerals, and Stones. (Llewellyn. 2013) by Margaret Ann Lembo