4.1" Polished Polychrome Jasper - Madagascar
This is a unique, hand polished piece of Polychrome (Picture) Jasper found in the deserts of Madagascar. The front and sides have been polished but the back of the piece has been left in a natural/rough state. One side of it has been cut flat to allow for aesthetic presentation without the need for a display stand.
Polychrome jasper (also known as desert jasper) is known as one of the rarest forms of jasper and is only mined from a single location in Madagascar. The jasper deposits are typically in ribbon like formations, and are almost always multicolored. The color presented by this mineral is commonly an earthy purple, tan and pink, however teal polychrome jasper is one of the more sought after and desired colors.