This piece of Rhodacrosite is partly polished so you can see the gemmy quality of the piece. It has often been used to help heal the heart from feeling unloved and abandoned. It is a powerful emotional healer dealing with childhood and adult traumas. These can be difficult to deal with but allowing yourself to heal is for your own higher good. Rhodacrosite has been used for respiratory problems,poor eye sight, stabilizing blood pressure, improving of kidney function as well as an irritant filter.