Fantasy and Mystical Things
Magic of Mirrored Images
Mirrored image of a chunk of Hematite which comes in many different colours which can be used in ornamental jewelery, as well as other products. It is either silver or grey, black, brown and brownish red and most notably red. Hematite gets its name from the Greek root word meaning blood. Its red color is the most striking and associated with war by not the Greeks but the ancient Romans that covered themselves in this mineral either as jewelry or as war paint, which they thought would make them invincible.
Hematite comes in many different sizes and is mined throughout the world in England, USA, Mexico, Canada, etc. Varieties of include Hematite Rose which is known for its circular blade arrangement, the Tiger Iron, which can include the colors silver, grey, red jasper and tiger eye quartz, the Kidney ore which is in the shape and color of a kidney and Specularite, which is very shiny silver and usually cut into stones.
This picture is based on a piece of kidney ore, mirrored and recoloured in PSP