After several applications and dryings of the last named, the surface is polished with a soft brush and bloodstone powder.
The cases were sometimes of crystal or bloodstone, and enamelled designs and chased gold work were predominant features.
A piece of bloodstone ground so as to have no sharp edges (see fig. 27) makes a good burnisher.
The burnish is given by rubbing the piece with burnishers of hematite (bloodstone).
bloodstone is a variety of plasma containing spots of red jasper looking like drops of blood.
"bloodstone" is a greenish chalcedony with spots of red jasper.
The walls are of a reddish hue, burnt by centuries of sun into the colour of raw sienna or of bloodstone.
Why, she and Jack were both born in Mars' month, and each had a bloodstone, and each had to answer to an awful call for courage.
I completed my cloth jacket, and Charlie gave me some bloodstone buttons for it.
But after it has dried, polish it with a tooth or bloodstone carefully filed and polished, upon a smooth and shining horn tablet.