In the first century AD bloodstone was claimed to preserve health and offer protection against deception. During the Middle Ages it was widely used for sculptures which depicted flogging, whipping, lashing and martyrdom. The deep red coloured inclusions were likened to blood hence were associated with the blood of Christ. For this reason bloodstone was often associated with the church and given religious importance.
Once used to prevent nosebleeds and as a remedy for haemorrhaging and inflammatory diseases, today in crystal healing bloodstone is still used for blood related disorders as well as complete revitalisation. It's considered to be an exceptionally powerful healing crystal.
Weights and sizes of our bloodstone crystals varies slightly from piece piece but they're a medium sized stone. Large and extra large sizes are also available.
Empathic warriors are stones which have at some point in time sustained some kind of damage, usually a chip or fracture. With rocks and minerals having evolved over millions of years we do not believe in throwing them away. These pieces are available to buy at a significantly reduced price. Empathic warriors are not always available. More information can be found in our article on empathic warrior crystals.