About Dragons Blood Jasper
Dragons Blood Gemstone is Jasper of an opaque microgranular quartz and/or chalcedony. This gemstone displays flecks and veins of red within an opaque green background.
Folk-Lore is Dragons blood jasper are the remains of ancient dragons, the green being the skin and the red their blood.
Only found in Western Australia
Mohs Hardness Scale: 7
Specific Gravity: 2.5 to 2.9
Care of Dragons Blood Jasper
Dragons Blood Gemstone is a variation of Jasper and a member of the quartz family. While a durable stone, remove jewelry before playing sports or any other activity leading to perspiration. Jaspers can be porous. Clean jasper jewelry with a soft dry cloth to preserve polish. Wash with warm, soapy water and a soft cloth or soft brush. Dry thoroughly.
Avoid prolonged exposure to extreme heat, as prolonged heat is used to change color in quartzes.
Store in a soft case away from hard objects to avoid being scratched.
Metaphysical Properties associated with Dragons Blood Jasper
*All metaphysical or healing properties listed below are collected from various sources. The validity of the information is not guaranteed nor expresses the artist's views. This compiled information is offered as a service for those interested in potential metaphysical properties and not meant to treat medical conditions.