Strands of dark green bloodstone with light green aventurine and gold Chine cloisonné beads

Bloodstone, a Dark Green Semi-Precious Stone with Red Flecks

Bloodstone is an opaque chalcedony that is usually a very dark green, and distinguished by its flecks of red said to be the blood of Jesus when he was nailed to the cross. (Chalcedony is a microcrystalline quartz with a hardness of 6.5 to … Continue reading Bloodstone, a Dark Green Semi-Precious Stone with Red Flecks