Bloodstone Ring – The Stone Which Resembles The Drops Of Blood

Bloodstone is generally dark green with red or brown spots or veins, which resembles the drops of blood; that's why it gets its name, Bloodstone. The deep green color of the stone originated because of the presence of chlorite or hornblende impurities. The main areas where Bloodstone is found are the United States, India, Brazil, Australia, and China. Good quality bloodstones contain dark, uniform green color with visible red spots or veins. Its hardness is 6.5 to 7 on the Mohs scale, which makes it durable and suitable for various types of jewelry. When polished, it has a beautiful luster and is commonly shaped into cabochons, beads, or carved into decorative objects.