Old stock Owyhee Picture Jasper designer shaped cabochon with a fine desert sunset scene. This piece displays shades of brown and beige to light gray in the designs of the perfect desert sunset with a slightly pink sky. The cabochon is polished on both sides in preparation for any open settings. The stone was left natural with no fill. The top is and bottom are flat with a tapered, slightly rounded edge around the stone making it ready for setting, smithing or wrapping. This is a fantastic, large designer cab that would make an extremely attractive artist's backdrop for a great piece.
This cabochon weighs 15.7 grams (78.5 carats) and measures 59 mm x 29 mm x 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.
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.
Healing properties suggest Jasper is a supportive stone, especially in times of stress, by helping accomplish wholeness and tranquility. Jasper helps balance the physical, emotional and mental body by purifying and releasing negative energies bringing stability to the aura. A great stone for giving a peaceful sleep or soothing nerves. It can help ward off nightmares and allows a connection with ancient wisdom and energies. It can help protect against attacks by psychic or negative entities. For gardeners, it can help plant health and growth in arid regions or in poor soils. 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. Photos of this piece were taken outdoors and indoors. My apologies for any glare on any of the photos and the flash has a tendency to wash the colors, therefore, some photos may be with or without flash trying to capture the most lifelike appearance.
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