Natural Owyhee Jasper Gemstonehis stone is sometimes called Owyhee Picture Jasper because the patterns are reminiscent of landscapes.
Owyhee Jasper is mined from the Owyhee Mountain area in Idaho and Oregon. The patterns of this stone are created as this sedimentary material forms in layers of clay, compressing each layer and creating the colored patterns. Some of the dendritic patterns are also caused by fossilized algae trapped within the stone as it forms. Some believe Picture Jaspers aid in creativity and creative visualization; used as a grounding stone; facilitates harmony and balance.
In general, Jasper is known as the “supreme nurturer”. It sustains and supports during times of stress, and brings tranquility and wholeness. Used in healing, Jasper unifies all aspects of your life.