Collier de chien with striking brown and pink rhodochrosite 30 x 40mm teardrop cabochon. Beads on chain are 6mm rhodochrosite interspersed with cherry-brown seed beads. Beads around cabochon are cherry-brown crystal. Brunette (brown) polyester fiber throughout with Amaranth (pink) cord around cab. Brass hook-and-eye clasp with pink crystal extender chain. Cabochon is attached to beads so you can slide it to where you want it.
Rhodochrosite is usually pink with cream-colored bands, which is a much sought after gemstones due to its lovely banded designs and pretty pink color. Pink rhodochrosite can also be very gemmy and highly polished into diamond-like brilliance. You also can find brown rhodochrosite, normally carved into beads. Rarely do you see brown and pink rhodochrosite cabs like this one -- gorgeous!
Necklace length: 16 inches, adjustable to 18 inches with two-inch extender chain.