Blog — ocean jasper


Posted by Donna Cook on

ie, Orbicular Jasper   This amazing stone from Mother Earth reminds me of microbes one might see under a microscope.  It is a kind of jasper and agate mix that displays a unique pattern of colored circles and dots that appear to float across a deep green background. As you can see in the photos, it's very organic and alive looking.   Found only along the northwest shoreline of Madagascar, the mine has been exhausted as of this writing.  Although other locations have been explored, another source for this fabulous material has not been found.  Named for the bubbling surf that washes against the...

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