Legend - Jasper was a favourite of ancient times. A microcrystalline variety of Quartz which often contains organic material and tin oxides which account for its interesting patterns and colours.
Properties - Believed to be a protective stone against evil spirits and forces. It is said to bring courage and relief from pain.
Description - Dalmation Jasper beads, as its name implies, it is an opaque cream to grey stone delicately spotted with brownish and black spots - reminiscent of a dalmation Sold as temporary strung 40cm (approx) strands.