Bloodstone is one of our favorite stones often featured in Victorian era jewelry. This pendant features a a flat round bloodstone disc. Bloodstone is a variety of chalcedony (quartz) with a dark green hue and red or orangey patches. These iron oxide dots or patches are dispersed throughout the stone. While the stone holds different meanings one of the attributes assigned to bloodstone include the power to avert disaster and stimulate blood clotting after injury, making it a talisman against hemorrhages.
- 14 karat yellow gold
- 1.22 inch length, not including bail, 1,15 inch width
- Circa 1890