Hematite 6mm Stone Strand
Polished finish for a luxe feel.
Approx 65 pcs per 40 cm strand
This sale is for one strand
Hematite is one of the most abundant minerals on Earth's surface and in the shallow crust. It is an iron oxide with a chemical composition of Fe 2 O 3. It is a common rock-forming mineral found in sedimentary, metamorphic, and igneous rocks at locations throughout the world. Hematite is the most important ore of iron.
The term hematite is derived from a Greek word “haima” meaning blood. It is associated with the Greek god of war, Ares, and the Romans god of war, Mars. The Romans adorned themselves with hematite, and used the mineral to paint their faces. This provided strength, and made them fearless and invincible.
Being an Iron ore it is easily able to be magnetized if so you wish. Alot of individuals around the world use magnetized hematite to help alleviate their arthritis symptoms.
Great for use in bracelets or necklaces.