Bloodstone Jewelry

Bloodstone is an affordable gemstone. It is often used for mens jewelry, pendants and bead necklaces. A new trend is mens bloodstone rings and perfomance necklaces.

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Care & Where

    Bloodstone (also called Heliotrope) is dark green with red spots (resulting from Iron Oxides). It has a hardness of 7.

    Sometimes, Fancy Jasper is called bloodstone. However these are very different stones as Fancy Jasper comes in many colors.

    Generally, the polish will be removed if you get this type of stone wet. As with other jewelry, avoid scratches, sharp blows and harsh chemicals.

    Bloodstone gemstone is found in: Australia, Brazil, China, India, and the USA (Wyoming).

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Mystical Properties and Lore

    Though not meant to replace traditional medical treatment, Bloodstone is used to help one become more knowledgeable in the ways of the world.

    In the middle Ages, Bloodstone was attributed special powers as the spots were thought to be the blood of Jesus Christ. Because of this, this stone has been used in Christian art.

    Bloodstone is said to help with physical endurance and strength. It was often considered a mans gem stone as a result. It is said to be helpful in business affairs as well.

    In ancient times, Bloodstone was thought to be able to stop hemorrhages with the merest touch. This stone was also used to heal tumors and cure blood poisons.

    Powdered bloodstone has been used as an aphrodisiac. This powdered gem has also been used as a medicine in India.


Bloodstone Jokes

    Smiley Why did the aquamarine replace the bloodstone?

      People were tired of seeing all of those bloody spots.


    Smiley What is Count Dracula's favorite gem?

      Bloodstone.