Hematite and Sterling Silver Ring, size 8-3/4. This a hand crafted art piece, jewelry that makes a fashion statement. I personally selected the hematite cabochon, then hand forged the sterling silver to take advantage of the beauty of the stone.
Hematite is a type of iron ore made up of iron oxide crystals. It is a trigonal crystal system member that may be found in rocks and soil. Hematite has a metallic sheen. It comes in a variety of colors ranging from black to grey and silver, as well as reddish-brown variations.
Metaphysical: Hematite stimulates concentration and focus, enhancing memory and original thought. It grounds and protects. It strengthens connection with the earth, giving a safe and secure feeling. It utilises the magnetic qualities to balance the body and to provide stable equilibrium.