Hematite It is a mineral, consisting of iron oxides. Its name is of Greek origin, and is due to the colour of the powder found during processing, which is red like blood. Hematite is an opaque mineral, has a metallic luster, and a lead-silver to black color. Its hardness is 6.5 and specific gravity is 5.05. It has been used in jewellery making since 3000 BC.
All minerals used for the creation of our kombolois are mostly gemstones used to craft jewelry. Handle with care. Inclusions, cracks and breakage surfaces are a natural phenomenon and should never be associated with wear and tear.