Hematite Jewelry - a miracle stone
What is Hematite? Hematite (AE) or haematite (BE) is the mineral form of Iron (III) oxide, (Fe2O3), one of several iron oxides. The ore sometimes contains slight amounts of titanium. When shaped into ornaments, it is often called black diamondHematite is a very common mineral, coloured black to steel or silver-gray, brown to reddish brown, or red. It is mined as the main ore of iron. Varieties include Bloodstone, Iron Rose, Kidney Ore, Martite, Paint Ore, Specularite (Specular Hematite), Rainbow Hematite and Titano-hematite. While the forms of hematite vary, they all have a rust-red streak.
Hematite is harder than pure iron, but much more brittle.The name hematite is derived from the Greek word for blood, since sometimes hematite can be red, as in Rouge, a powderized form of hematite. It shares this root with the word hemoglobin.
Hemoglobin is the oxygen-transporting molecule in red blood cells, the iron of which causes blood to be red. The color of hematite lends it well in use as a pigment.For many years it has been used for making magnetic hematite jewelry which can be used for many different occasions. It can be worn as evening wear or with casual clothes, or for it's relieving health benefits. Magnetic hematite can be made into almost any type of jewelry including necklaces, bracelets, and earrings
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