The History of March Birthstones: The Bloodstone

Some gemstones have interesting histories. One such stones is the birthstone for March. The bloodstone is chalcedony quartz, often called heliotrope for its appearance once polished—it shines and has wonderful reflection capabilities like the sun.  At Peter Suchy Jewelers, we too are intrigued by vintage bloodstone jewelry, especially because of its religious and medieval beliefs. […]