This Tumbled Bloodstone is from Africa and it is becoming harder to find true Bloodstone that we individually hand sort. Bloodstone is composed of deep Green Chalcedony and small dots of Hematite that create the red spotting. Bloodstone is also referred to as Heliotrope or “Blood Jasper” although it is not actually a type of Jasper. Legend says that Bloodstone was first formed at Christ’s crucifixion by drops of blood staining the stones at the foot of the cross.
Bloodstone is a powerful healing stone used for thousands of years for its healing properties. Great at grounding negative energy and cleansing the body, Bloodstone brings love into any situation and helps ground the negative energies surrounding that issue.
Bloodstone has been used to increase energy and strength. Hold Tumbled Bloodstone when you’re in need of an extra boost, or feel the need to detoxify. You can carry Tumbled Bloodstone in your pocket to keep you feeling balanced, and to help you overcome fearfulness and worry. Bloodstone is thought to enhance intuition and creativity, and can be used to combat fatigue, irritability and confusion.
Bloodstone has also known to be a great support for women during their menstrual cycle.