Hematite Shepherd Hook Beaded Bookmark

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Beautifully detailed shepherd hook bookmark adorned with natural gemstone beads of Hematite in six different shapes; 8x5mm faceted twisted square, 8x5mm barrel, 8x3mm disk, 6mm stars, 6mm and 4mm round and accented with silver plated bead spacers. The shepherd hook measures 4-3/4 inches in legnth. An inexpensive gift idea! Perfect gift for a teacher, student, avid reader, or that special someone in your life. Gemstone Meaning Hematite is used to improve relationships. If you need your personal relationship to be better, carry a hematite with you always. The name comes from the Greek word for blood. It has been used as an amulet against bleeding, and so is known as the "blood stone". When arranged like the petals of a flower, it is referred to as the "iron rose". Native American folklore states that war paint made from hematite will make one invincible in battle. People in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries wore hematite jewelry during mourning. Scientists of the Mars Exploration Rover Project believe that deposits of hematite on Mars may help prove whether large amounts of liquid water ever flowed on Mars' surface. They say that where water was, life may have had a chance to thrive as well. Hematite is good for increasing intuition. In jewelry it is best in a ring worn on the left hand. Healing properties of Hematite Hematite stimulates iron absorption in the small intestine, which in turn improves oxygen supply to the body. It can be in direct contact with the skin, but results in inflammation for some people, so test it carefully on yourself before use. It helps one to remain grounded and to sort out the priorities that one chooses to face, and focuses energy and emotions to facilitate balance between physical, emotional and mental bodies. Physical: Strengthens the organs that cleanse the blood, i.e. the liver, lungs, etc. Helps to dispel heat in the body often used to bring down fevers. Emotional: Strengthens the etheric body, dissolves negativity and opens one to universal love while staying connected to the physical. Sources of Hematite Brazil is the most important source of hematite. Other sources include: China, Canada, England, and Germany. Please note that any information given regarding the healing properties of gemstones should not be taken over the advice given by a medical professional. Please consult your doctor for all health issues.
Approximate Price/Value: $9