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Bloodstone

Question: What are bloodstones?

Answer: Bloodstones are simi-precious, green with red specks, gemstones that are an alternative to aquamarine as a birthstone for the month of March.

Question: What do bloodstones signify as a birthstone?

Answer: Bloodstones signify protection from illnesses and other maladies to cures of certain diseases.

Question: Where did the name "bloodstone" originate?

Answer: The name of this gemstone originated in ancient Greece who believed that "Heliotrope" or "bloodstones" had fallen from the heavens.

Question: What kind of jewelry is made from bloodstone?

Answer: Bloodstones are adorned on gold and silver bracelets, men and women's finger rings, cameos, necklaces, brooches, and other ornamental jewelry.

Question: What colors do bloodstones come in?

Answer: Bloodstones come in hues of green to dark green with red specks that resemble blood drops that are caused by the oxidation of iron or jasper. The green in some bloodstones can be so dark that it appears to have a solid black tone.

Question: What shades of green are the most desirable?

Answer: The darker green, black green, stones are usually the least desirable and the least expensive.

Question: Where are bloodstones found?

Answer: Bloodstones are found mostly in India, Brazil, China, The United States, and Australia

 

 

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