Jasper, named in old legends as the "mother of all stones", is characterized by countless varieties, many of which are available in Sote collections. Beautiful shades of beige, subdued reds and browns combined with surprising patterns, different for each species and even a particular specimen, they are the essence of our love for minerals.
The stripes and spots that cover the jaspers fascinated the ancient Greeks, who gave this mineral its name, „Jasper” from Greek meaning "mottled stone". What is interesting it’s the phenomenon that exists in the  differences in the shape of inclusions, depending on the direction in which the stone is cut. For example, Moroccan Jasper, whose base color is dark brown, divided along the length of the stone, will have stripes on its surface, but divided across the width will have tiny orange spots. 
A unique variety of "mottled stone" is also called Landscape or Landscape Jasper. The range of its shades can be described as desert, with a base colour in the tone of light beige. Its drawing, on the other hand, is much darker, covered in brown streaks and black dots, which form fabulous compositions often resembling sandy or mountainous views.
However, Jaspers are not only beiges and browns, the mineral also often appears in shades of red. Very interesting is the tonal range of Jasper Mokaite, which is mostly cherry or burgundy and is complemented by fabulous creamy and golden inclusions. The stone in the ring can therefore be either uniform or interestingly divided between these colours. There are also Mokaites, which are either entirely caramel-like or intriguing with gradient transitions from pink to yellow. 
Some species of Jaspers are mined in Mexico, others in the USA and India and Mokaites are mined in Australia. It is believed that Jasper is a very powerful mineral that harmonizes the human aura.
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