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Jasper Jewelry: Nature's Gift to Fashion

Jasper Jewelry: Nature's Gift to Fashion

If you've always found a fascination with nature-inspired jewelry, you will surely fall in love with jasper gemstones. The luscious, fiery color of the jasper stone reminds me of fire and the earth's passionate beauty. When it comes to jewelry style and fashion trends, jasper jewelry pieces don't just take center stage -- they always make a statement. So, what do we know about this jasper gemstone? Here we've listed down facts about jasper gemstones that will not only make you fall in love with it more but also make you appreciate its unique, stunning, and hard-to-ignore beauty.

Every time I look at a jasper stone, I am reminded of nature. I can think of fiery fields, deep oceans, the primitive beauty of undiscovered places, the toughness of people. I don't know what is in that stone that evokes such feelings in me. People say that jasper is nature's gift to fashion, jewelry, and beauty. With the looks of it, it is easy to see why, based on its look and the facts about jasper gemstones. The jasper gemstone is a lovely semi-precious stone that can be found in different places worldwide. What sets it apart from its other gemstone counterparts is its unique beauty: you can always see them spotted, striped, patterned. This particular gemstone's name came from the Greek word that means "Spotted One." In ancient times, the jasper stone received such high regard, often considered as a holy stone. Nowadays, jasper gems are one of the most inexpensive stones used in jewelry making.

However, not because it's nowhere as expensive as other gemstones do it mean that this gemstone has nothing to prove anymore. Here are some interesting trivia and facts about jasper gemstones that will make you love it more. Jasper stones are also called the "Supreme Nurturers." According to lore, it is the stone that provides steadiness, stability, and a sense of safety to anyone found possessing it. The stone's central message is always about nurturing-- you did not come here to earth to live for yourself but to extend a helping hand to everyone around you. People from all walks of life adored the said gemstone. It had been worn by high-ranking officials, shamans, priests, and even royalty. It was considered a sacred stone and a great source of protection for both the living and the dead. In the Egyptian Civilization, they used to carve the book of the dead on the jasper stone and bury dead people with it. It was their belief that the dead will have a smooth sail towards the afterlife by doing this. In many civilizations, this gemstone was believed to bring good tidings to everyone wearing it. It was deemed to be the most effective talisman for people in the war. For ancient American Indians, Jasper helps bring rain. Many types of jasper:

1. Autumn Jasper

Known as the gem that brings tranquility, this has every right to be called "autumn" with its red and green streaks. This reminds me of the green grounds and red leaves of autumn. This is beautiful jewelry, especially if you want to stay true with the fall fashion—nature-inspired jewelry at its finest.

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2. Brecciated Jasper

The name of the jasper stone that contains hematite. The standout thing about this kind of jasper is that it has a very dominant brick red color. Aside from its striking bold color, it is often found with brown or beige vines, white patterns, and minute crystal inclusions. This gem is believed to bring emotional stability to the wearer, who just experienced loss.

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3. Cave Creek Jasper

The stone was named after the place where it was first discovered: Cave Creek, Arizona. One of the most distinguishing qualities of this jasper is its beautiful and striking dark red color. This stone is considered one of the few varieties that have more red than terracotta in its color. So pretty in all its glory.

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4. Dalmatian Jasper

If you are in love with the dalmatian's beautiful spots, you will love this gem even more. This gem's physical qualities include multiple pale gray, beige, cream, and sometimes black spots that very much remind you of a dalmatian's furry coat. To some, it may remind them of quail's eggs, too.

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5. Egyptian Jasper

Perhaps one of the reasons Egyptians had such high regard for this gem is their own. The Egyptian Jasper's distinguishing feature is that it comes in lime, yellow, and terracotta colors. Some also come in striking shades of red. Egyptians have high regard for this stone.

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6. Green Jasper

This stunning gemstone comes in different shades of the mystical color, opaque green. This gem is also popular because of its name, "the sleeping stone." It is believed to bring a sense of calm and serenity to the owner. Its green color also aids in prosperity and fertility.

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7. Kambaba Jasper

This kind of gem is a rarity and an exotic find if you can even find one in the jewelry market next to you. It is also known as the Green Stromatolite Jasper because of the green and black prominence on its facade. One of the oldest stones in this list, this stone is believed to bring tranquility and peace to troubled minds and emotions.

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8. Ocean Jasper

The gemstone that is popular by the name the "Atlantis Stone." It is called the "ocean jasper" because it can only be harvested during low-tide on Madagascar's shores. This gemstone is also one of the rarest forms of this gemstone. This gem is believed to show the connection of all things in this life.

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9. Picture Jasper

One of the most popular stories associated with this stone is that it came directly as a message from Mother Nature. They say that the patterns found inscribed on the gemstone are representative of what the earth looked like before. This gem is filled with patterns of brown, beige, and yellow-tan.

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10. Yellow Jasper

A mustard-colored jasper filled with subtle vines all over. It is a stone that encourages perseverance and persistence and a good talisman from other people's endless negativity. It is also believed that this stone encourages the earth's energies, giving the owner a renewed sense of vigor always.

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11. Red Jasper

The color of this gem can play along the lines of red to the gorgeous terracotta brown color. This is a perfect gem necklace if you want to bring that hint of fall fashion to your style. This is a popular rock in helping increase the physical and spiritual energy of the one who owns it. Do you feel that you lack stamina? Then, this is for you.

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12. Rainforest Jasper

Unlike most of the jaspers, this gem has a unique color. It does have the usual shade of brown, red, or terracotta. Instead, it has a shade of opaque green with stripes of white on it. It is said that this gemstone is closely connected with Mother Nature and can bring calm and peace to one who has it in his possession.

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13. Impression Jasper

Impression Jasper is a stone that gives us serious ocean vibes due to its rich, vibrant, turquoise color made extra fascinating by the white streaks and shimmering stripes. This jewelry is perfect for a boho look.

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14. Unakite Jasper

If you are not a big fan of nature-inspired colors like the traditional brown and red combination, there is still a jasper stone that's perfect for you. The Unakite jasper comes in pink and green, a cool combination of colors. This is popular as the jasper stone for love and romance. This solid, sturdy, beautiful gem is the jasper equivalent for romance and love.

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15. Fossil Jasper

A gemstone that resembles the beauty of the earth suspended through time. The fossil jasper is a rock that has streaks of red and yellow on it. This stone is famous for its capacity to bring back a sense of calm to a once troubled mind, heart, and soul.

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Still, there are several things to learn about Jasper gems. Although it's not as popular as the other gems out there, it still has its magic and magnetic beauty. Also, a lot of wonderful meanings come with this stone. If you're looking for a unique yet mesmerizing piece of gemstone jewelry, you seriously have to consider the jasper stone. For more of the amazing jasper jewelry pieces, visit our collection at IceCarats.com. Don't sit there waiting. Keep sparkling, darling.

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