Cherry Creek Jasper cabochon shaped in a teardrop pattern in beautiful green-gray, beige, brown and red shades on the face of this cabochon. Mixed colors splash across the face of the green-gray and beige background on this cabochon. The cabochon has a nice polish on both sides for any open settings and left in the stone's natural state with no fill or treatment - there is a natural, slightly divotted spot on the back edge that blends in with the marking and is not visible, only by feel and will be covered by any edge wrap or bevel. The top is domed and bottom is flat with a flat tapered edge around the stone in preparation for setting, smithing or wrapping. This is a very nice display of Cherry Creek Jasper and ready for your artistic touch.
This cabochon weighs 9.1 grams (45.5 carats) and measures 40 mm x 28 mm x 5 mm. Measurements are approximate and are measured from the longest or widest points; the thickness is measured in the middle. The Mohs scale of hardness for Cherry Creek Jasper is 6.0.
Cherry Creek Jasper, a member of the Chalcedony family, is a variety of microcrystalline quartz found in China. The various colors displayed in this type of stone are caused by various mineral impurities. This semi-precious gemstone has become a desirable setting for jewelry available on today's market due to its interesting patterns and colors.
On the metaphysical side of things, Cherry Creek Jasper is a stone for physical energy, vitality and protection. Jasper is an emotional healer that helps ease stress, giving a sense of humility, patience, generosity and compassion. It is also a stone of courage and bravery enabling persistence and mind strength. Jasper is also believed to aid in the healing of internal organ damage and disorders, especially for the spleen, kidneys, liver, bladder and stomach. 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 outdoors on a cloudy day. 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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