Petrified Wood is actually not fossilized at at! The organic is replaced by minerals (mineralized), keeping the original look of the wood, but with no organic wood remaining in the piece. They are a unique part of our history.
Jasper is an aggregate of micro granular Quartz, Chalcedony, and other minerals. Red Jasper contains Iron inclusions giving it its red color. The Jasper family contains one of the widest variety of stone types in the world, as stones are often named after their locality, color patterning, and other factors. Jasper is a popular stone for hobbyists, tumblers, and collectors.
This Red Jasper bowl show off a deep and earthy rust red. The rough edges are a reminder of it's petrified wood origin. The color has such a warming quality to it which makes it a perfect piece of decor to ignite passion and creativity in any space!
Jaspers are great for stress relief, thought to bring a gentle calm and nurturing ability. They have been recommended to help with anxiety, reduce nightmares, and help calm the mind for better study habits.
Petrified Wood, is considered to be an organic gemstone, meaning that it was once a living thing. Many people believe that working with an organic stone connects you to Mother Earth, helping to keep you grounded and calm. Petrified Wood is also thought to be a good stone to carry as a protection talisman, connecting to an individual person and keeping them safe from physical harm. In ancient times, a piece of petrified wood by the door was thought to protect against break ins.
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