Belle Rustique

hand-crafted jewelry from beautiful Bonny Doon

Multi-color Impression Jasper Pendant


Impression jasper is only one of the names for this gorgeous stone that resembles serpentine or sea and sand, unless, as in this case, it is a deep, rich magenta. This particular stone is a medium-sized designer cabochon with stunning coloring (no doubt enhanced) of magenta, purple and tan. I've border wrapped this cabochon in sterling silver with a pulled wire design and my signature topper.

Treat someone special to this one-of-a-kind gift or buy it for yourself.

The pendant measures 2" from top of bail and is 1 1/8" wide.

Note: Previously labeled variscite, this stone has proven to be somewhat of a mystery. We know that it is a natural jasper-like material, but no one in the market knows what to call it yet. Impression Jasper has become the accepted trade name, but the scientific name has yet to be identified. This stone has become very popular in the market for its beautiful green/blue color and sandy matrix pattern. It also may be found listed as Blue Sea Sediment stone or Aqua Terra Jasper.

Jasper was a favorite gem in ancient times and is referenced in Hebrew, Assyrian and Latin literature. It is a massive, fine-grained chalcedony and comes in all colors. The name jasper comes from the Greek and means "spotted stone."

Enjoy this unique piece of hand-crafted jewelry.

impression jasper designer cab

P1008 - $38

If you have questions about this piece or any other design
including custom requests, please email me.




Last updated 13 October 2010

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