AFRICAN BLOODSTONE, is a combination of chalcedony and jasper. A stone of courage, purification, and noble sacrifice, the Bloodstone has a long history of use for its healing properties. It was considered a somewhat magical stone because of its ability to transmute negative energy and purify a space while protecting it at the same time. This powerful stone is considered to bestow the wearer with good health and long life. It’s also a stone that can inspire and strengthen the energy of courage—be it in simple everyday actions or for a greater cause in life. The Bloodstone also has grounding and purifying properties. Because of its ability to ward off negative energy and purify and cleanse the energy around it, the Bloodstone is considered very protective. It can strengthen the immune system, help invigorate the blood, and energize one’s life. Along with its abilities to increase the positive energy and bestow strength, Bloodstone also helps develop and follow one’s intuition.