Fancy Jasper and Petrified Wood Accent Mala

Stone: Fancy Jasper, Petrified Wood
Fabrication Type: Handcrafted
Material: Cord, Tassel
Length: 30" 
Jasper, an aggregate of microgranular quartz and/or chalcedony and other mineral phases, is an opaque, impure variety of silica, usually red, yellow, brown or green in color; and rarely blue. The common red color is due to iron inclusions. The name means "spotted or speckled stone", and is derived via Old French jaspre. Jasper is rated between 6.5 and 7 on the Mohs hardness scale. Jasper is generally associated with inner peace, harmony, tranquility and gentleness.
Petrified wood is the name given to a special type of fossilized remains of terrestrial vegetation. Petrified wood is the result of a tree or tree-like plants having completely transitioned to stone by the process of permineralization.  Petrified wood is rated at a 7 on the Mohs hardness scale.  Petrified wood is thought to amplify longevity and slow down the aging process, as well as assist with past life recall, enhance wisdom and soul memory.
Each piece is similar, though no item at Crystal Joys is exactly the same as every item uses a unique stone that is non-fabricated.  Every item at Crystal Joys is truly "one of a kind".  Slight variations in color, size and bead shape exist.
This item is handcrafted by an individual with a developmental disability that has a meaningful employment opportunity as a result of your purchase. 



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