The World Of Jasper Jewelry

The World Of Jasper Jewelry

Let’s visit a workshop located in Sibay city where expensive jasper jewelry is made.

The World Of Jasper Jewelry

The World Of Jasper Jewelry

These cobblestones are used as material for future boxes and pictures.

The World Of Jasper Jewelry

Jasper is a rock with numerous impurities and it is almost impossible to find a monotone stone. They are all different in colour and texture.

The World Of Jasper Jewelry

The World Of Jasper Jewelry

The workshop is a two-storey building with some rooms. The pieces of jasper on the shelves are chosen and signed by masters and will be used later in their work.

The World Of Jasper Jewelry

A part of the stone is separated with the help of a hammer. It will be turned into different figures then.

The World Of Jasper Jewelry

The World Of Jasper Jewelry

For pictures and boxes stone is usually cut into plates of different length.

The World Of Jasper Jewelry

The World Of Jasper Jewelry

This workshop is occupied by professional engravers.

The World Of Jasper Jewelry

For making figures a plastic dummy is needed. After that craftsmen choose a stone piece of corresponding color and make a figure out of it. By the way, colorants are not used as any color-grade can be obtained. The work is very monotonous and it usually takes several months and even several years to create a picture.

The World Of Jasper Jewelry

The World Of Jasper Jewelry

The World Of Jasper Jewelry

The World Of Jasper Jewelry

Pictures are made of stone plates. Every craftsman has a lot of different stone plates at his disposal. Every element of a future picture is cut out of a plate and then placed to a paper model.

The World Of Jasper Jewelry

The World Of Jasper Jewelry

The World Of Jasper Jewelry

The World Of Jasper Jewelry

The World Of Jasper Jewelry

The World Of Jasper Jewelry

The World Of Jasper Jewelry

The World Of Jasper Jewelry

The World Of Jasper Jewelry

The craftsmen say that they have experience of creating a huge picture that was 5 meters long and 2 meters wide. They refused to name the price.

The World Of Jasper Jewelry

It is much easier to make a box as it has lesser elements in it. However, its cover requires much elaborate work.

The World Of Jasper Jewelry

The cost of such a box is tens of thousand rubles.

The World Of Jasper Jewelry

Thus, the bear costs 50 thousand rubles.

The World Of Jasper Jewelry

The Last Supper picture will cost around 1 million rubles.

Location: Sibay

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