rocks-and-gems-rhodonite In 18th Century Russia, it was used to decorate the imperial court. The name comes from the Greek word “rhodon” which means “rose.” Then in 1979, it was voted the state gem of Massachusetts.… ← Previous Image Next Image → ↑ Return to post Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.