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The Gala Bloodstone Ring

The Gala Bloodstone Ring

A stone set version of the original Gala ring. This ring is a true statement piece featuring a beautiful 16x12mm bloodstone set in the centre. Made in solid sterling silver.

"Bloodstone, green jasper dotted with bright red spots of iron oxide, was treasured in ancient times and served for a long time as the birthstone for March. This attractive chalcedony quartz is also known as heliotrope because in ancient times polished stones were described as reflecting the sun: perhaps the appearance of the gem reminded the ancients of the red setting sun, mirrored in the ocean.
Medieval Christians often used bloodstone to carve scenes of the crucifixion and martyrs, for which reason it was also dubbed the martyr's stone. According to the legend about the origin of bloodstone, it was first formed when drops of Christ's blood fell and stained some jasper at the foot of the cross."

Available in sizes J-Z

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