Polychrome Jasper is a beautiful stone made up of many earthy tones. It has a grounding energy that helps you to deeply connect with Mother Nature, reminding us that we are surrounded by beauty everywhere. It encourages us to look at the world with innocence and appreciation. It promotes connection in all forms, from connecting us with ourselves and who we truly are, to connections with others and the Earth and all its beings.
Polychrome Jasper encourages you to welcome passion and vitality back into your life, inspiring fresh bursts of creativity. This vibrant energy promotes abundance and action, motivating you to follow your dreams all with feelings of comfort and support. It is a joyful stone that inspires strength at times of need and helps to attract love into your world.
Polychrome Jasper, which is sometimes referred to as Desert Jasper, is a new find. It was accidentally discovered in 2008 in Madagascar while searchers were trying to find the rare Ocean Jasper. Since its discovery, two more small deposits have been located in Madagascar. All of Polychrome Jasper is hand dug due to the difficult terrain it is located in. Polychrome means ' to execute or decorate in several colours', which is an extremely fitting name because Polychrome Jasper forms in array of colours.
Polychrome Jasper is a form of microquartz and/or chalcedony. It is a variety of impure silica that forms in a range of colours. The assortment of colours are caused from inclusions of metals like iron. The intricate pattern you see on Polychrome Jasper is caused by the flow of lava or ash when it was formed. It is found in Madagascar and has a hardness of 6.5-7 on Mohs scale.