Rose calcite is a of pink calcite that comes in varying degrees of gentle floral pink - to light frost pink to deep dusky rose. No matter what tint or shade, the pink in rose calcite is delicately beautiful and enchanting. Perfect for lovers of pink crystals.
Rose calcite is often banded and sometimes marbled in pattern. It is frequently semi-transparent in appearance.
Wondrous patterns and bandings are especially witnessed in these stones when help up to light, whether it is natural sunlight or a lamp light.
Like most calcites, it is somewhat fragile and can chip easily if dropped or knocked over. When unpolished it has a waxy-like feeling to its texture.
Rose calcite, for some, symbolizes multifaceted love, blessings, new paths, romance, well-wishes, loving intentions, communication between the heart and mind, gentleness, compassion, empathy, sensuality, emotional healing, regeneration, patience, emotional strength, reparations, and holistic relations. It is associated with the heart chakra.
These palms slightly vary in size and some palms are more naturally polished than others due to the difference in texture, which is naturally occurring for the stone.
Many of these calcite palms are also a great size for making stunning centerpieces in pendant necklaces. These are best wire wrapped. Calcites are often quite too delicate to drill holes in.
Calcites are best kept out of water and stored indoors. Water can erode and make calcite brittle and sunlight can cause calcite to crack and fade in color over time if exposed to sunlight for prolonged periods of time.