The stones within the 1kg bag of bloodstone tumbled stones have a nice green colour with some pretty brown, red and yellow splinters. Bloodstone belongs to the family of microcrystalline Quartz and is generally found in deposits in Australia, Brazil, China and the United States. The hardness of bloodstone is between 6.5 and 7 on the Mohs scale. This stone is mainly composed of iron, quartz and chalcedony. Its name originates from its pretty small red spots and the blood of Christ to which bloodstone was associated during the Middle Ages. Nowadays, bloodstones are widely used in jewellery and to make decorative statuettes. In lithotherapy, enjoy the various psychological and physical benefits of these bloodstone tumbled stones. It is a stone of courage, which reinforces self-control and awareness.