Different tones of pink with deeper burgundy markings running through this oval jasper. Please note this is a flatter cabochon with a flat back and only a slightly domed top.
Jasper is an opaque polycrystalline form of quartz. With a hardness of 6, excellent toughness and good stability, jasper is suitable for use in rings, pendants, earrings, bracelets, brooches and cufflinks, although abrasion and wear may occur in rings and bracelets.
Hardness – resistance to scratching and wear
Stability – resistance to alteration by light, heat or chemicals
Toughness – resistance to fracture, cleavage or cracking
Please note you will receive the stone in the photograph