Description: Very solid material, almost no fractures. One of the beautiful picture jaspers of his world.
"African Queen Picture Jasper" is a specific variety of jasper, which is a type of mineral that is formed from sedimentary rocks through a process of heat and pressure. This particular variety is characterized by its unique and intricate patterns, which resemble a landscape or picture.
The name "African Queen" refers to the fact that this type of jasper is often found in Africa, particularly in Namibia. The patterns on the stone can vary widely, with some specimens featuring sweeping lines and curves, while others have intricate patterns that resemble trees, mountains, or other natural elements.
Picture jasper is a popular gemstone among collectors and jewelry makers due to its distinctive appearance. It is often cut and polished to highlight its unique patterns, and is used in a variety of jewelry styles, from rustic to modern.
In addition to its decorative uses, picture jasper is also believed by some to have healing properties. It is said to promote grounding, stability, and a connection to the earth, and to help reduce stress and anxiety.
Chemical Composition: SiO2
Grade: Lapidary Grade
Inclusions: Almost none.
Cost per Gram: $0.15
Approximate Size of 1 pc: 9.5cm x 8cm x 7cm
Approximate Weight of 1 pc: 665g
Rough is rough. We do our best to grade and describe pieces in the lot, but ultimately, they all differ.