Mexican Jasper

Mexican Jasper

Legend - This black and white striped gemstone from Mexico is actually a calcite but it is usually sold as a jasper because of its opaque appearance when polished. Calcite is the one of the most common minerals on earth, constituting about 4% of the Earth's crust by weight. The name calcite comes from a Greek word chalx, meaning "lime." It is also known as Black and White Zebra Jasper.

Properties - Considered to be an energy amplifier.

Description - These Mexican Jasper beads are a stunning contrast between the white patches and charcoal/black areas. Sold as temporary strung 40cm (approx) strands.

5 Items

Set Descending Direction
per page
© 2007 BeadShopUk. All Rights Reserved. Information presented on this website in relation to gemstone properties and legends are intended for the general interest of customers only and should not be copied in part or in full without the prior permission of the BeadShopUk Webmaster.