Ribbon Jasper

Ribbon jasper is an attractive variety of banded chalcedony that features alternating layers of red and beige, as well as flecks of gold or brown-black. It’s most commonly found in Brazil, but can also be mined in the U.S., India, Madagascar, and Zimbabwe. Read on to learn more about this variety of jasper and to see pictures of the stone in action!

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What is Ribbon Jasper?

You’ll often hear jasper referred to as picture jasper or ribbon jasper due to its unique appearance. You might also see it referred to as curly jasper or rainbow jasper depending on how many colours you can make out in a single rock. It isn't always easy to see all of these features in one stone, but if you're lucky enough you'll discover just that: beautiful multi-coloured bands and curves that are picture-perfect. Discovering Ribbon Jasper is like finding a mini-museum in your backyard. It is perhaps one of the natures most intricate creations and while not every bit is visible at first glance, it will slowly reveal itself over time.

History of Ribbon Jaspers

When identifying ribbon jasper, it’s best to look for swirls of colour that alternate in direction. If a rock has stripes, rather than swirls, it’s more likely to be mica. True ribbon jasper will typically have dark orange or brown colours and may feature bands of colour that run parallel to one another. The stone is usually cut with a gentle curve, making it appear as if someone took a flat piece of stone and wrapped it around something cylindrical like an egg. A cut piece of ribbon jasper will sometimes appear as if it were made up of separate strips attached end-to-end. For thousands of years, humans have used jasper in jewellery making.

Ribbon jasper’s healing properties

There is nothing in particular that sets ribbon jasper apart from other varieties of jasper. However, it has been shown to work well with Reiki, which is a type of alternative medicine technique for stress and pain relief that uses universal life energy, or chi. It can be used for energizing and balancing one’s physical, mental and emotional energies. It may also help ground one’s energies with Mother Earth. People who are at risk for getting anxiety or depression from excess mental activity might find it especially helpful to use ribbon jasper regularly to keep those emotions under control.

How to identify true ribbon jasper

From afar, ribbon jasper has a similar appearance to other jaspers. Ribbon jasper can look like black silk ribbons floating in a clear base. On close inspection, you’ll see that ribbon jasper is made up of elongated strands with mostly even widths and consistent thicknesses. The visible grains are also defined, giving them a very three-dimensional quality. You may also notice some colour gradation within each strand and bands of grey or cream running through it; these varieties do exist but aren’t always present and are not common enough to be considered field indicators when determining whether or not something is ribbon jasper.

Where to get ribbon jasper stones

At Pmkk Gems, you can buy ribbon jasper stones. You will get different variety of ribbon jasper stones that are in different shapes and sizes. All these ribbon jasper have got an attractive pattern and have a beautiful shine to them. We have different sizes of ribbon jasper stone set, which includes 40 mm, 50 mm, 60 mm and 80 mm etc. These all set come with a complete matching gift box. We provide prompt delivery at your doorstep to any place in India. Free shipping is provided along with a 100% cash on the delivery facility in India at your order booking stage so you don’t need to worry about anything else for the quality of our products will never let you down for we always live up to our values by giving each customer a good experience through us.

How to wear ribbon jasper stone jewellery

Because of its colourful nature, ribbon jasper is used to make jewellery that is wearable, making it a great choice for anyone. This makes it an excellent stone for gifts because you can be assured that your loved one will enjoy wearing it. If you are planning on wearing ribbon jasper as a piece of jewellery, there are ways to wear it so that your outfit will look even better. To do so, purchase either a necklace or bracelet that has more than one piece of ribbon jasper embedded in its design. Having multiple pieces will help keep your outfit from becoming bland and boring. For example, you could choose to wear multiple strands of ribbon jasper necklaces by choosing different colours to complement your clothing choices.

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