Bloodstone Jasper Stone Slab Rough Rock
This unpolished stone slab of Bloodstone Jasper is 5 inches long and 3.5 inches wide and 5 mm thick.
It weighs .28 lbs. and is shown wet in the first 2 pictures.
Lovely dark green jasper with tiny red spots (iron oxide). This attractive chalcedony quartz is also known as Heliotrope because in ancient times polished stones were described as reflecting the sun. Even today, finely pulverized bloodstone is used as a medicine and aphrodisiac in India.
Medieval Christians used it to carve scenes of the crucifixion. The legend of the origin of Bloodstone says that it was first formed when some drops of Christ's blood fell and stained some jasper at the foot of the cross.
Metaphysical Properties: Bloodstone is said to keep you from getting discouraged when facing obstacles and it can help dispel feelings of isolation and loneliness.
U.S. Shipping terms: Cabochons, rough rock poundage and all orders over $50 are shipped for FREE in the U.S. On all others I offer First Class or Priority Mail and charge actual USPS shipping. Overnight shipping might be available but you need to call me to request it.
International Shipping terms: We offer Priority Mail or First Class (up to 4 pounds) which is the cheapest but is NOT tracked and can take 2-8 weeks for delivery. Customs, duties, taxes, etc. are the responsibility of the buyer.
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Please note: Items are One of A Kind, due to the natural stone material there may be some small natural flaws. Major flaws will be listed. You will always receive the item pictured unless otherwise noted! Any questions??-please contact me.