- Hematite Jewelry
Hematite Jewelry. Unique beautiful Hematite Jewelry for both men and women including our shiny Hematite Rings in 6mm flat, dome, faceted and 3mm thin flat and dome. Hematite necklaces, hematite bracelets and hematite earrings. Hematite is used in many cultures around the world for its healing properties. It is thought to clean the blood and helps to energize and revitalize the body It gets its name from a Greek word meaning blood-like because of the color of its powder.
Sometimes spelled haematite, and also known as kidney ore,is a lustrous, opaque, blue-black to silvery gray mineral. Hematite is iron ore. When powdered, hematite is red; when rubbed on a hard stone, it leaves a red streak. Hematite is also used as beads and is faceted, carved or cut as a cabochon for use as a gemstone. The ancient Egyptians carved hematite into scarabs. Hematite is found in England, Mexico, Australia, Brazil, and the Lake Superior region of North America.