Ocean Jasper - High Gloss Egg Shaped and Beautiful

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  • Item Category: Natural History
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Jan 06, 2014
  • Channel: Auction House

Background - Ocean Jasper is from the eastern coast of Madagascar, the island nation off the coast of Africa. Legend has it that the ocean part of its name derives from its discovery at the sea's edge at low tide. It was said to have been discovered originally in the 1920's but lost again until later in the 20th century. Whatever the story, this is some beautiful microcrystalline stone.

Specifics - You the exact Ocean Jasper shown in the picture . It weighs 37.3 g (1.32 oz) and measures 35 mm (1.4 in ) tall and 28 mm (1.1 in) wide. As Ocean Jasper tends to do, some of these pieces may have vugs, many of which are crystal filled. Each piece has been polished to a super high gloss .

The Photos - The camera was set to digital macro mode to offer you an enlarged, close up view of the item. The pictures were taken under twin halogen lights with the camera set to tungsten white balance in order to give you the truest possible sense of color.

Metaphysical Properties - The ancients revered Jasper as sacred, protective, and as a facilitator of safe astral travel. Ocean jasper is a very protective stone, and any orbs ("eyes") enhance this in regard to protection from the "evil eye." It is said that Ocean Jasper can increase patience, soothe nerves, and help one accept responsibilities. Ocean Jasper heightens awareness
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