Bloodstone is a very deep greenstone with red specks. Not all stones have specs and some have white matrix inside and are grey. The thought that Christ shed his blood upon these stones and that's what gives them their forgiveness, compassionate and unconditional love aspect. They are a heart chakra connection stone to the earth when you are in need of forgiveness. This is a great stone to pick up and hold against your heart and offer yourself the compassionate understanding that you so desperately are looking for. Its element is water and its numerology is 4.