Chicken Blood Stone Talisman
One of the most sought-after materials in China is known as "chicken's blood stone", due to its bright red color. It is also called "Changhua stone" or "Balinyouqi stone", after the mining locations in Zhejiang Province and Inner Mongolia. One legend of Changhua states that a golden pheasant was bitten by a snake whilst flying over the mountain. It is said that the pheasant's blood fell into the cracks of the mountain and caused the redness of the stone.