Name: Bloodstone
Color(s): Deep green and white, spotted with red
Mineral Information: Microcrystalline quartz, chalcedony group
Chemical Make-up: SiO2
Hardness: 7
Where they are found: Found primarily in India, but also in Australia, Brazil, China, Russia, and the Czech Republic.
About Stone: Its mineral name is heliotrope. In the Middle Ages, people believed the red spots found on bloodstone were drops of the blood of Jesus that turned to stone when they fell from his body onto the earth during the crucifixion.
Birthstone: traditional birthstone for March as an alternative to Aquamarine
Metaphysical Properties: An intense healing stone & stone of courage. It revitalizes love, relationships and friendships. It brings purification, orderliness, prosperity, and instills wisdom, enhances creativity, and supports decision making. Bloodstone strengthens your immune system.