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Tuesday, December 30, 2008

Hematite: Let your Calm Circulate

Hematite is a mineral that is beautiful to look at because of its iridescence and gunmetal glow , but it also known for its medicinal properties. It is closely associated with healing anything related to blood. That includes heart disease, hemophilia, menstrual cramps ( yes ladies, menstrual cramps), nose bleeds, anemia and other related blood problems. Native Americans even believed this mineral was good for dental problems and pimples (who knew).

It is also believed to be good for drawing stress out of your body, and calming mental energy. Hematite is also said to be good for relieving anger and neutralizing negativity. If you have had any stressful moments during this holiday season surrounding family, in-laws, long lines at Target, running out of money for gifts, burning the turkey ham, veggie turkey, or turkey, returning a horrid gift, or any other holiday stress, I suggest wearing a little hematite. It should return you to your normal peaceful state or least to your pre-holiday state. This is a stone that both men and women enjoy, so buy it as a gift or get some for yourself.

Here are some hematite pieces I've made recently. I sold a great bracelet before I had the opportunity to snap a photo, you'll have to take my word for it:)


T.Allen said...

Nice designs! Who knew hematite was so awesome. I hear you on the pre-holiday state,perhaps next year I'll add some to the tree!

Miss Snarky Pants said...

I love the designs of your pieces...Your stuff is really unique.

Question: Do you plan on making any more bracelets in the near future??

Unknown said...

cramps you say?? *raises eyebrow*

but hell. what i sometimes have feels more like a 10 ton truck rolling back and forth over my uterus.

but i'll have to invest in some of this. sounds pretty good.

Jewelry Rockstar said...

@Ms. Behaving, i make another soon, I'll let you know if I'll and put it in my shop.

@Fly Tie- That's what they say CRAMPS too!

@T.A.M. This is one of the roughest years for me. I've been having a heck of a time getting back to normal.

MBB Founder and Editor Denene Millner said...

Okay that hematite looks like some kind of super metal, like if you put it on a belt or something, you'd have super powers... dope. As are your designs!

Jewelry Rockstar said...

@ Denene, yes I once worked a festival where there was a booth that sold nothing but really simple and kinda ugly hematite bracelets for $25. They sold like crazy based on a sign that told folks all about the medicinal and spiritual properties.

Unknown said...

I love hematite! Great earrings,I love your designs!

I think I need some hematite in my life right now:)

Radical Selfie said...

I'm a hematite fan myself, and I think your work is beautiful! That second set of earrings were callin' my name something' serious! I'll definitely be checkin you out. Shot out to mybrownbaby for telling me (an earring fanatic) about you!

Unknown said...

Excellent work! :) Haematite is hard to put into the right shape, but you did it! :)