Puffy heart shaped stone of African Queen Picture Jasper measures 1-3/4 inches wide.
Mined in southern Namibia. This Jasper is softer than most jaspers and that is why the polish is more of a satin finish than a shiny finish. It is also called Kalahari Picture Jasper.
African Queen Picture Jasper strengthens your connection to Mother Earth and gets you grounded. Great for stress reduction.
African Queen Picture Jasper meaning:
This picture jasper is all about divine protection. Also a good stone to engender a sense of fair play, intelligence, optimism and confidence.
Meaning of heart shaped stones:
This is one of the loveliest created shapes for a crystal. We naturally relate in a favorable way to the shape of the human organ that circulates the energy of life. Hearts as a symbol of love started showing up around the middle of the 13th century. Then the Japanese starting using it from 1543 to 1614 when the European merchants arrived. Over time, it became the symbol of the heart of their goddess, Marishiten.
A heart stone is a perfect gift for the focus of our love, be it a romance, our best friend or a child.