Black Water Jasper Beads
A member of the jasper family, this gorgeous stone is also known as Black Line Jasper and Spiderweb Jasper - and you can see why! The gray-white background of these black water jasper beads is covered in thin, tendril-like black lines. The pattern of lines on each stone is completely different, making each bead an individual work of art.
Jasper is a combination of chalcedony and quartz, and has been used in jewelry and decorative arts for thousands of years. It was often the stone of choice among Ancient Minoan, Egyptian, and Sasanian (Persian) Empires. The name Jasper comes from old French, jaspre, meaning “speckled stone”.
Jasper is said to facilitate nurturing behaviors and benefit healing.