Old stock Owyhee Picture Jasper cut in a designer shape. This cabochon has interesting patterns displaying multiple shades of brown and red in streaking dendritic linear designs with a little gray on one end all over the beige backdrop. Small black dendrites replicate sparse, desert plant life adding to the picture. The cabochon is polished on all sides in preparation for any open settings. The stone was left natural with no fill. The top and the bottom is flat with an angled, two step flat edge around the stone making it ready for setting, smithing or wrapping. This is a great designer cab that would make a one of a kind piece.
This cabochon weighs 19.1 grams (95.5 carats) and measures 45 mm x 37 mm x 7.5 mm. Measurements are approximate and are measured from the longest or widest points; the thickness is measured in the middle. Jasper hardness ranges from 6.5 to 7 on the Mohs scale of hardness.
Owyhee Jasper comes from Oregon near the Idaho-Oregon border. Jasper is a variety of Chalcedony - generally associated with brown, yellow, or reds but may have greens, oranges and blacks as well. Owyhee Jasper is a form of Jasper with scenic pictures and formations that range from lines or streaks to actual scenic images.
Metaphysically, Jasper is the Supreme Nurturer - a stone of grounding and stability. It provides comfort, strength, security and healing by balancing the aura achieving wholeness and piece. Jaspers ranging from deep brown, gold to reddish brown, tan or beige that are distinguished by banding, veining, formations or patterns such as Picture Jasper is connected to the earth, encouraging deep natural awareness. This stone and makes a great worry stone dissolving flashes of fear, anger or panic. It helps with a deep mediation, aiding to karmic healing and past lives. It can also enhance creative initiative and boost confidence - perfect for starting a new endeavor. These beliefs are spiritual supporters and not prescriptions or substitutions for medical healthcare.
We don't alter the colors in our photographs, though digital photo colors vary between cameras and depending on the lighting where the photos are taken so please view all photos before purchasing. Naturally lighted photos will be provided whenever possible, but some photos are taken indoors. Photos of this piece were taken indoors due to colder weather. My apologies for any glare on any of the photos and the flash has a tendency to wash the colors some, therefore, some photos may be with or without flash trying to capture the most lifelike appearance.
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