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Bloodstone Gemstone Properties


Design Possibilities

You'll love the rich look and feel of these bloodstone beads from India. They are a deep green and white chalcedony with occasional red spots-luxurious colors that are perfect for fall and winter. They are positively "magical" strung in power bracelets. Use them singly to attract abundance to you. Mix them with other gemstone beads that have spiritual powers you desire and attract everything you want to you.

History/Background

This gemstone is also called heliotrope. During the Middle Ages, the red spots were thought to be drops of Christ's blood, which gave the stone magical powers.

Metaphysical/Healing Properties

"It is all right to have what you want." That's the message of bloodstone. Physically, it is said to strengthen veins, tone the heart and fortify the blood-all tbings that contribute to a long, healthy life. Those are important things, but as my friend Margie is constantly saying, "Living to a ripe old age 'ain't' going to be all that much fun if you live to a ripe old age and don't have any money." No problem: Bloodstone is also associated with high prosperity, so it not only contributes to a long, healthy life, but it makes that long life even more worth living.

Mineral Information Microcrystalline quartz, chalcedony group
Chemical Composition SiO2
Color Deep green and white, spotted with red
Hardness 6 1/2-7
Specific Gravity 2.58-2.64
Refractive Index 1.530-1.539

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**Please note that all metaphysical or healing properties listed are collected from various sources. This information is offered as a service and not meant to treat medical conditions. Fire Mountain Gems and Beads® does not guarantee the validity of any of these statements.

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