High quality plated Bloodstone pendant. Chain not included.
Bloodstone is believed to be an intense healing stone. Known as the stone of courage and associated with the root chakra. A treasured talisman for good health and longevity that also brings good fortune and prosperity. Protects against threats of aggression. Bloodstone boosts energy levels and boosts mental clarity.
Bloodstone is also known as heliotrope. Classic bloodstone is Chalcedony with red inclusions of iron oxide or red jasper. When the inclusions are yellow the inclusions are called plasma. Red or brown spots in bloodstone are formed by iron oxide impurities especially hematite. Often used as a carving stone.
Category: Chalcedony Variety
Crystal System: Hexagonal
Hardness (MOH SCALE): 6.5-7
Occurrance: India, Brazil, China, Australia, USA. Also found on the Isle of Rum in Scotland.