Large oblong bloodstone with cut grooves. The type of polish would indicate its age as being from late middle ages – 1500. In this shape was used by barbers/ doctors/ as an instrument of healing.
There is a legend that says the bloodstone was formed from the blood of Christ dripping on the green earth and solidifying. It was also called heliotrope by the Greeks and was thought to bring change. The bloodstone has been used as an amulet to protect against the evil eye.
Healing properties of bloodstone
The bloodstone was used for circulation of all energy in the body, also to stop nose bleeds and it was belived to help to remove energy blocks.
Measurements:8 cm x 5 cm x 2 cm