Jasper from Lake Superior, handcrafted into a cabochon. This unusual piece looks like petrified wood and measures 32.28 x 36.06 mm.
Stone cabochons are gemstones which have been shaped and polished as opposed to faceted. The resulting form is usually a convex (rounded) front with a flat reverse. Stone cabochons are utilized by jewelry artists and designers to create unique wearable art. This Lake Superior Jasper Cabochon will give your stone jewelry designs a unique, high-quality appearance making it a one-of-a-kind treasure!
Jasper, an aggregate of microgranular quartz and/or chalcedony and other mineral phases, is an opaque, impure variety of silica, usually red, yellow, brown or green in color; and rarely blue. The common red color is due to iron(III) inclusions. The mineral aggregate breaks with a smooth surface and is used for ornamentation or as a gemstone.
Jasper is a stone of gentleness, comfort, and relaxation. Has protective energies and is sometimes called the "nurturing stone."
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