This necklace is understated and simple, yet very cool! Turquoise nuggets and glass beads lead up to the Blue Zebra Jasper pendant. This necklace measures approximately 20".
Turquoise is an opaque, blue to green mineral that is a hydrous phosphate of copper and aluminium. Turquoise is recovered as a byproduct of large scale copper mining operations. As a purification stone, Turquoise dispels negative energy and can be worn to protect against outside influences or pollutants in the atmosphere. It is excellent for depression and exhaustion, can help prevent panic attacks, enhances the immune system and can help alleviate pain and cramps. It is a symbol of friendship and stimulates romantic love.
Jasper, a form of chalcedony, is an opaque, impure variety of silica, a microcrystalline variety of quartz and is usually red, yellow, brown or green in color. This one is blue. The name means "spotted or speckled stone", and is derived via Old French jaspre. Jasper is known as the “supreme nurturer”. It sustains and supports through times of stress, and brings tranquility and wholeness. Jasper stimulates the imagination and transforms ideas into action and is believed to prolong sexual pleasure.