Rhodochrosite has a vitreous luster and clean stones are rare; inclusions are common. The best, gem-quality is the more saturated watermelon pink. They are softer stones at 4 on the Mohs scale. The Smithsonian Museum has a rhodochrosite. If you don't see what you're looking for, contact us. We offer custom jewelry without design fees. We have thousands of gemstones and manufacturer our settings for a truly one-of-a-kind piece.