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Tuesday, March 01, 2016

Bloodstone: March's Green and Red Birthstone

by Diana Jewelers of Liverpool

Bloodstone, one of March's birthstones, occurs in primary hues of green interspersed with maroon spots. Its primary hue is a type of quartz called chalcedony and the maroon spots are a result of iron oxide. To some these spots resembled blood and this is how the stone got its name.

Bloodstone: Marchs Green and Red Birthstone


Since the beginning of recorded history, bloodstone jewelry has been worn for its various mystical powers. In Babylonian times, soldiers carried bloodstone pendants into war in case of serious injury; the bloodstone pendant was believed to stop bleeding on contact. B...
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