Earthstreasure Jewelery

Jasper Jewelry and Rings

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Jasper -- so many unique and unusual earthy colors, stripes and patterns. Our collection features popular brown jaspers such as desert (also called picture jasper) and the spotted leopard. We also carry serpentine jasper which has a rich olive green tone with crystalline stripes. Red jasper has a rich brick red color that complements browns and beiges. Click the links below to view our galleries.

Man Rings -- All Types

Ladies Rings -- All Types

Earrings -- All Types

Pendants -- All Types







Jasper jewelry is listed as birth stone for the Sun Sign Virgo. It is also considered as the Mystical birthstone for the month of October. The name "jasper" originates from east, also corresponds Persian "iashm" and "jashp", and also Assyrian "ashpu".It is an opaque and fine grained type of Chalcedony. Jasper jewelry is found in almost all colors including: red, brown, pink, yellow, green, grey/white and shades of blue and purple. Often it contains organic material and mineral oxides which give it interesting colors, patterns and bands. Sometimes these patterns resemble landscapes with mountains and valleys, thus the name "picture" is part of the name of most well known jasper jewelry.

Jasper jewelry has been popular as favorite gem in ancient times and is referenced in Greek, Assyrian, Hebrew and Latin literature. It is found worldwide, a wide variety of named jaspers is found in the western areas of the Unites States; Oregon, California, Idaho, Wyoming, Utah and Washington. A 6.5-7 of hardness on the Mohs scale, Jasper is the state rock of Massachusetts, USA.

Wearing jasper jewelry is believed to have a calming effect on one, and is said to balance one's physical, emotional, and intellectual sides. Jewelry that is made with jasper and a selection of freeform cabochons and rough available for custom jewelry designs. Jasper jewelry that helps to bring joy into life is "poppy jasper". Opalite Jasper is believed to help one sleep. Our collection features popular brown picture jaspers such as desert and the spotted leopard. We also carry serpentine jasper jewelry that has a rich olive green tone with crystalline stripes.

In the 4th century, it is said that Jasper jewelry would drive away evil spirits and protect against snake and spider bites. It was also thought that it brings the rain. Jasper gemstone is regarded as protective, stabilizing and healing.

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