Jasper stone beads come in a number of varieties and are characterized by their hardness and opacity. Among the popular jasper semiprecious stone varieties here at Auntie's Beads are Picture Jasper and Picasso Jasper. Enjoy the many different color varieties for your beading and jewelry making delight, and please review and rate the ones you use. Want more jasper? Check out our great selection of jasper pendants.
SmartBeadShopping™ Tip: What is Jasper? Jasper is a form of chalcedony, as is agate. Chalcedony is a type of quartz. Jasper is more opaque than agate, because they contain microscopic grains of crystalline quartz. Confused? Don't worry, there's not going to be a test.