Medusa is a much misrepresented goddess. She was an incredible beauty. Neptune wanted her, but she wasn't interested. He insisted and while she was being raped by Neptune in Athena's altar, Athena came upon them and thought that they were being disrepectful by having sex in her place of worship and punished Medusa and her sisters by turning their smooth, silky skin in scales, their gorgeous tresses into snakes, their beautiful eyes red, and splitting their tongues. Ahorrendous example of the feminine betraying itself.
Hand-carved Ribbon Jasper medallion pendant that measures 2-1/3" wide by 2-3/8" long.
Meaning and Properties:
Ribbon Jasper is a Piscean stone, especially for those born during the first ten degrees of the sign. It attracts success, then steps up the spiritual growth, which may sometimes prompt its owner to abandon everything attained to pursue a more sacred path ... think Cat Stevens. Then, it brings the two forces of material success and spiritual understanding together for even greater satisfaction.