Lovely shiny hematite beads on a string. These semi-precious beads are fabulously versatile and work with almost any design!
Hematite is an iron oxide mineral found in igneous rocks. Its density and weightiness gives it a feeling of grounding. It is a stone commonly used to give the wearer feelings of stability as well as an anchor for emotions and a protection against negative emotions.
Hematite is believed to be beneficial for blood flow, stress and the nerves. It is said to encourage optimism and help against depression.
Hematite deposits have been founds on the planet Mars and appear as small round balls on the surface of the planet. The scientific community have names these deposits 'the blueberries' and believe they can give us an insight onto life on Mars before the planet lost its atmosphere.
Birthstone for Aries and Aquarius