Bloodstone, a form of chalcedony, is opaque green usually dark green jasper dotted or streaked with red or red-brown coloring. It is also called heliotrope because in ancient times the polished stones were believed to reflect the sun. Bloodstone is found in Australia, Brazil, China, India, and in Wyoming, USA.
Bloodstone is the traditional and ayurvedic for March and the mystical birthstone for February.
Luster: waxy | Hardness: 6.5-7 | Density: 2.58-2.64
Legends & Lore:
- Bloodstone is considered an intense healing stone.
- It revitalizes love, relationships and friendships.
- It brings orderliness, prosperity, and brings wisdom.
- In was believed to stop hemorrhaging, increase circulation and ease stomach pain.