Bumblebee Jasper scarf
Trade name for colorful fibrous calcite found at Mount Papandayan, West Java, Indonesia. The material is made of radially grown fibrous calcite with a distinctive yellow, orange, and black banding. Bumble Bee Jasper isn't truly a jasper stone but the name has stuck for a variety of reasons. The coloration of this Bumblebee stone comes from a combination of minerals and volcanic matter. Combining anhydrite, hematite, sulfur, and arsenic as well as other elements, the bumblebee jasper is actually an agate stone. The patterns are unique and ensure that no two stones are exactly alike, which make the bumble bee jasper a lovely stone to include in any jewelry setting.
The yellow hues found in the Bumble Bee Jasper come from the high sulfur content. Despite the beauty of this stone, it's recommended that you wash your hands after handling the Bumble Bee Jasper stone. Sulfur can be hazardous to your health, so this stone is best enjoyed from afar or in special jewelry that shields you from the exposure.
Using high magnification lens we capture images deep within the microscopic typography of the stone and can transport the viewer into a micro world, far beyond what the naked eye perceives. Then we transfer those images onto luxurious fabric for "Stone Scarves”! Chiffon, lightweight and translucent, is the material of choice for our scarves as it allows for the printed design to be visible on both sides. The ultra-sheer fabric is printed using ecologically-safe transfer sublimation inks that provide vibrant color and strong wash durability. The printing process consumes no water and uses non-toxic bio-degradable inks. (We recommend washing machine with phosphate free detergent on a warm or cool delicate setting. Tumble dry low or line-dry)
Select size either (approximately) 36"x52" or 26"x72 and we will ship your beautiful scarf to you!
All of our macro photographs are of our own stone; cut and polished, exposing the natural beauty inside.
(All photos shown are watermarked for online viewing. The purchased art will not show watermark.)
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