Bumblebee Jasper is the trade name for a radially grown fibrous calcite found in Indonesia that has distinctive yellow, orange, and black banding. The yellow and orange coloring comes from finely dispersed realgar (an arsenic sulfide mineral), and the black is caused by pyrite.
This pendant is a beautiful specimen of Bumblebee Jasper with stripes of grey alternating alongside vibrant yellow and oranges. A close inspection reveals an array of details that vary from subtle to intense across the piece.
Bumblebee Jasper has some very interesting beliefs surrounding it, one unique belief is that Bumblebee Jasper is great for encouraging healthy friendships, and helping ease feelings of jealousy. Thought to be a stone of understanding, it is believed to aid in relieving an emotionally burdened heart.
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