Happy Birthday to all you March babies. Your month has 2 birthstones – the aquamarine and the bloodstone.

Aquamarine Aquamarines vary in color from deep blue to blue-green of different intensities, caused by traces of iron in the beryl crystal. Naturally occurring deep blue stones are the most prized because they are rare and expensive. However, yellow beryl stones can be heated to change them to blue aquamarines. The aquamarine – also called … Continue reading Happy Birthday to all you March babies. Your month has 2 birthstones – the aquamarine and the bloodstone.

March Birthstones – Zodiac Gemstones: Aquamarine, Bloodstone, Topaz, & more!

There are two gemstones on the modern birthstone list which connect with March and they are Aquamarine and Bloodstone. Aquamarine is a beautiful gemstone with rich color - it is known to be a symbol of youth, health, and hope. Aquamarine's color ranges from stunning blues that can have a touch of green to intense … Continue reading March Birthstones – Zodiac Gemstones: Aquamarine, Bloodstone, Topaz, & more!

The Blood Energizer Stone: Bloodstone

The combined colors of bloodstone allow it to function at the levels of the base and heart chakras. It encourages a balance of energy; practicality with the desire to grow; calming strong emotions, and is both stimulating and motivating. Bloodstone is also known as heliotrope and has a long tradition of magical use. A variety … Continue reading The Blood Energizer Stone: Bloodstone

The Meaning and History of Bloodstone

There are two forms of Bloodstone; the plasma and the heliotrope. Heliotrope is transparent and displays red within the stone. Plasma is deep green and opaque with little or no red in it. The transparent quartz is known as “heliotrope” (“sun turning” in Greek), because in ancient times, stones were described as reflecting the sun, which … Continue reading The Meaning and History of Bloodstone

The Blood Energizer Stone: Bloodstone

The combined colors of bloodstone allow it to function at the levels of the base and heart chakras. It encourages a balance of energy; practicality with the desire to grow; calming strong emotions, and is both stimulating and motivating. Bloodstone is also known as heliotrope and has a long tradition of magical use. A variety … Continue reading The Blood Energizer Stone: Bloodstone

Magical Properties of Stones and Crystals

A small grouping to give you ideas for wand points. Some of the massive stones (as distinct from crystals) can be found cut and polished into points. They are sometimes made into massage wands, which are usually a bit too large for use as a wand point. The principal crystals used as points are Amethyst, … Continue reading Magical Properties of Stones and Crystals