Jasper's name is a combination of the Greek word for “striped stone” and the old French “jaspre” meaning “speckled or spotted stone.” This is because jasper's stunning and unique beauty comes from its markings, which vary from stone to stone and include veining, orbits, and streaking.
Jasper is chalcedony, which belongs to the family of quartz. It occurs most commonly as red, brown, and yellow. Blue is the rarest. Jasper's impurities usually consist of either clay or iron and can account for up to 20% of the stone. Jasper can be found all over the world. The largest producer is Australia.
Because jasper is March's birthstone, jasper jewelry is normally given to anyone with a March birthday. But jasper rings or jasper pendants are thoughtful gifts to anyone, even if she was born in any of the other eleven months. Jasper jewelry makes a gorgeous and stunning addition to any collection. And jasper's combination of solid colors and unique markings complement almost any attire while declaring the wearer's individual style.