This attractive stone resembles metal, but in its raw state has a blood like streak sometimes (hence its name), and can be ground to make red ochre pigment. It is traditionally associated with calming of worries and with steadiness. 55cm in circumference.
There will be no Abbey Tour on Thursday 14th December. Christmas Opening: The Abbey Shop will be closed this Friday afternoon 15th December from 12.45pm onwards. We remain open as usual after that until
we close for the Christmas holidays at 4pm on Saturday 23rd December, re-opening on Monday 8th January 2018.
May we wish all our customers a Happy & Peaceful Christmas and New Year and thank you for your support throughout the year.