BloodstoneAlong with carnelian, this stone—also called red jasper—is in the family of quartz gems known as chalcedony. Bloodstone is an ornamental favorite because it polishes brightly. Its deep red color connects it to iron in the earth and blood in the sky.

Spiritual Properties
A metaphysical transformer, bloodstone helps turn negative energy to positive energy, and emotional energy to spiritual energy. If you want to turn your life around, meditating with bloodstone beads may empower you.

Physical Properties
Regulates blood flow, hormone levels, heart health, cell structure. Helps heal the ovaries.

  • Chakra: Root
  • Element(s): Earth
  • Zodiac Sign(s): Capricorn, Scorpio, Taurus
  • Planet(s): Mars

Dharma Beads: Making and Using Your Own Buddhist Malas
Joanna Arettam (2000) Journey Editions; Tuttle Publishing