The name hematite (Greek - blood) is derived from the fact that, when cut, the saw coolant becomes coloured red.
But the spectacular sheen of these tumbled stones will always be in vouge for all crystal lovers out there.
It is found as an accessory mineral in felsic igneous rocks, a late-stage sublimate in volcanic rocks, and in high-temperature hydrothermal veins.
A product of contact metamorphism and in metamorphosed banded iron formations.
A common cement in sedimentary rocks and a major constituent in oolitic iron formations. Abundant on weathered iron-bearing minerals.
Due to it's high iron content hematite is highly magnetic too.
Approx size: 27-33mm
Weight: 25-31 grams
Each piece is sold separately and chosen intuitively by us.
Please Note: Every crystal is a unique one-off piece, therefore the size, shape and colour will vary although we hand select them to have a similar size.
Pictures are representative of current stock.
METAPHYSICAL PROPERTIES :
-Hematite grounds and protects us.
-It strengthens our connection with the earth, making us feel safe and secure.
-It endows us with courage, strength, endurance and vitality.
-A "stone for the mind", Hematite stimulates concentration and focus, enhancing memory and original thought.
-Hematite utilises the magnetic qualities of our yin-yang energies to balance the meridians within the body and to provide a stable equilibrium between the ethereal nervous system and the physical nervous system.
-It focuses energy and emotions for balance between the body, mind and spirit.
Healing crystal meanings are spiritual supports to healing, not prescription or healthcare information .