The eggs are muticolored jasper that has been hand cut and polished into an egg shape. These eggs measure approximately 2.5″ to 3″ in length. Most folks think of jasper as being red. However, jasper can be a number of colors, red, yellow, brown, green and rarely blue. The common red color is due to iron inclusions. Jasper is used for ornamental or as a gemstone.
This eggs is a variety of quartz. Hardness 7 on the Mohs scale. Jasper is fashioned into beads, cabochons, spheres, eggs, and is also popular in stone carvings. Jasper is a semiprecious gemstone.
Our Jasper eggs and spheres are a very popular item. Jasper is marketed under a variety of names such as Ocean Jasper, Orbicular Jasper, Picture Jasper, Bruneau Jasper, Brecciated red jasper, Cave Creek Jasper, Leopard Skin Jasper, Zebra Jasper, Bloodstone, and dozens more. Gemstone eggs, made of jasper is very collectable.